nth

adjective \ ˈen(t)th \

Definition of nth

1 : numbered with an unspecified or indefinitely large ordinal number
  • for the nth time
2 : extreme, utmost
  • to the nth degree

Examples of nth in a Sentence

  1. exaggerates to the nth degree about everything she ever did

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Origin and Etymology of nth

n (indefinite number) + -th



NTH Defined for English Language Learners

nth

adjective

Definition of nth for English Language Learners

  • —used to refer to an unknown number in a series of numbers


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