What does twentieth mean?

Definitions for twentieth
ˈtwɛn ti ɪθ, ˈtwʌn-twen·ti·eth

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. twentieth(adj)

    position 20 in a countable series of things

  2. twentieth, 20th(adj)

    coming next after the nineteenth in position


  1. twentieth(Noun)

    A person or thing in the twentieth position.

  2. twentieth(Noun)

    One of twenty equal parts of a whole.

  3. twentieth(Adjective)

    The ordinal form of the number twenty.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Twentieth(adj)

    next in order after the nineteenth; tenth after the tenth; coming after nineteen others; -- the ordinal of twenty

  2. Twentieth(adj)

    consisting, or being, one of twenty equal parts into which anything is divided

  3. Twentieth(noun)

    the next in order after the nineteen; one coming after nineteen others

  4. Twentieth(noun)

    the quotient of a unit divided by twenty; one of twenty equal parts of one whole

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'twentieth' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3613

How to pronounce twentieth?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of twentieth in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of twentieth in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of twentieth in a Sentence

  1. William Lyon Phelps:

    The fear of life is the favorite disease of the twentieth century.

  2. John Milton:

    How soon hath Time, the subtle thief of youth, Stolen on his wing my three-and-twentieth year

  3. Norman Mailer:

    The horror of the Twentieth Century was the size of each new event, and the paucity of its reverberation.

  4. Pope Francis:

    The first, which is widely considered 'the first genocide of the twentieth century,' struck your own Armenian people.

  5. Francis M. Faber Jr.:

    One of the most generous columnists in the newspaper world was 'Jimmy Hatlo': He gave a 'Tip of the Hatlo Hat' to millions of contributors and sages in his syndicated column during the first half century of the twentieth!

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