next-to-last


next-to-last
next-to-last ext-to-last adj. next preceding the last; as, the figures in the next-to-last column. [Narrower terms: {junior(prenominal), third-year}]

Syn: penultimate. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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