Definition of percentile
: a value on a scale of 100 that indicates the percent of a distribution that is equal to or below it <a score in the 95th percentile>
Examples of percentile in a sentence
His height and weight are in the 80th percentile for boys his age.
First Known Use of percentile
PERCENTILE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of percentile for English Language Learners
: one of 100 equal parts that a group of people can be divided into in order to rank them
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