nineteenth
adjective or noun see nineteen

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  • nineteenth — (adj.) late 14c., nyntenthe; from NINETEEN (Cf. nineteen) + TH (Cf. th). Replaced O.E. nigon teoða. Nineteenth hole bar room in a golf clubhouse is attested from 1901 …   Etymology dictionary

  • nineteenth — [nīn′tēnth′] adj. [ME nyntenthe < OE nigonteotha: see NINETEEN & TH2] 1. preceded by eighteen others in a series; 19th 2. designating any of the nineteen equal parts of something n. 1. the one following the eighteenth …   English World dictionary

  • Nineteenth — Nine teenth , n. 1. The quotient of a unit divided by nineteen; one of nineteen equal parts of anything. [1913 Webster] 2. The next in order after the eighteenth. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) An interval of two octaves and a fifth. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nineteenth — Nine teenth , a. [Cf. AS. nigonte[ o][eth]a.] 1. Following the eighteenth and preceding the twentieth; coming after eighteen others. [1913 Webster] 2. Constituting or being one of nineteen equal parts into which anything is divided. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nineteenth — [[t]na͟ɪnti͟ːnθ[/t]] ♦♦ ORD The nineteenth item in a series is the one that you count as number nineteen. ...my nineteenth birthday. ...the nineteenth century …   English dictionary

  • nineteenth — /nuyn teenth /, adj. 1. next after the eighteenth; being the ordinal number for 19. 2. being one of 19 equal parts. n. 3. a nineteenth part, esp. of one (1/19). 4. the nineteenth member of a series. [bef. 900; ME nyntenthe (see NINETEEN, TH2); r …   Universalium

  • nineteenth — nine|teenth [ ,naın tinθ ] number 1. ) in the place or position counted as number 19: his nineteenth birthday 2. ) one of 19 equal parts of something: This amount is one nineteenth of the total sum …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nineteenth — UK [ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ] / US [ˌnaɪnˈtɪnθ] number 1) in the place or position counted as number 19 his nineteenth birthday 2) one of 19 equal parts of something This amount is one nineteenth of the total sum …   English dictionary

  • nineteenth — nine•teenth [[t]ˈnaɪnˈtinθ[/t]] adj. 1) next after the eighteenth; being the ordinal number for 19 2) being one of 19 equal parts 3) a nineteenth part, esp. of one (1/19) 4) the nineteenth member of a series • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME nyntenthe,… …   From formal English to slang

  • nineteenth — 1. adjective /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ The ordinal form of the number nineteen. 2. noun /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ a) The person or thing in the nineteenth position. b) One of nineteen equal parts of a whole …   Wiktionary

  • nineteenth — nineteen ► CARDINAL NUMBER ▪ one more than eighteen; 19. (Roman numeral: xix or XIX.) DERIVATIVES nineteenth ordinal number …   English terms dictionary

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