What does Eighteenth mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighteenthadjective

    position 18 in a countable series of things

  2. eighteenth, 18thadjective

    coming next after the seventeenth in position


  1. eighteenthnoun

    The person or thing in the eighteenth position.

  2. eighteenthnoun

    One of eighteen equal parts of a whole.

  3. eighteenthadjective

    The ordinal form of the number eighteen.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Eighteenthadjective

    The next in order to the seventeenth; twice nine.

    Etymology: from eighteen.

    In the eighteenth year of Jeroboam reigned Abijam. 1 Kings.


  1. eighteenth

    The term "eighteenth" typically refers to the ordinal form of the number eighteen, indicating it as the 18th in a series or order. It could refer to the eighteenth day of a month, a person's eighteenth year (commonly their birthday), or any instance where numbering is used. Additionally, in terms of music theory, an "eighteenth" could refer to an eighteenth note, a specific musical notation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Eighteenthadjective

    next in order after the seventeenth

  2. Eighteenthadjective

    consisting of one of eighteen equal parts or divisions of a thing

  3. Eighteenthnoun

    the quotient of a unit divided by eighteen; one of eighteen equal parts or divisions

  4. Eighteenthnoun

    the eighth after the tenth

  5. Etymology: [From Eighteen.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eighteenth' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4502

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Eighteenth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4382

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eighteenth in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Eighteenth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of Eighteenth in a Sentence

  1. Perry Brass:

    Take up something that you know will never bring you any returns except pleasure—in other words, allow yourself to live the way brilliant eighteenth century courtesans lived. Don’t be afraid of having a decorative life, even if all the decorations come from you.

  2. Tim Grimes:

    The Eighteenth Amendment and Volstead Act ushered in an era of widespread rebellion and crime, there was still high demand for alcohol, but no supply.

  3. David Hare:

    The poetry from the eighteenth century was prose; the prose from the seventeenth century was poetry.

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    the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc.)
    A liniment
    B profaneness
    C imperviousness
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