Definition of Twentieth

1. Noun. Position 20 in a countable series of things.

Generic synonyms: Rank



2. Adjective. Coming next after the nineteenth in position.
Exact synonyms: 20th
Similar to: Ordinal

Definition of Twentieth

1. a. Next in order after the nineteenth; tenth after the tenth; coming after nineteen others; -- the ordinal of twenty.

2. n. The next in order after the nineteen; one coming after nineteen others.

Definition of Twentieth

1. Adjective. The ordinal form of the number twenty. ¹

2. Noun. A person or thing in the twentieth position. ¹

3. Noun. One of twenty equal parts of a whole. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Twentieth

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Twentieth

twelveish
twelvemo
twelvemonth
twelvemonths
twelvemos
twelveness
twelvepence
twelvepenny
twelvepenny nail
twelves
twelvescore
twelveth
twenny
twentie
twenties
twentieth (current term)
twentiethly
twentieths
twenty
twenty-eight
twenty-eighth
twenty-eighths
twenty-fifth
twenty-fifths
twenty-first
twenty-firsts
twenty-five
twenty-five-eight
twenty-five-thousander
twenty-five-thousanders

Literary usage of Twentieth

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1. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1916)
"H. Wiemer twentieth District Conference 4 500 662 Wm.McCluskey Twenty-first District Conference 4 186 661 ER Hembrough twentieth District Conference 4 200 ..."

2. European Theories of the Drama: An Anthology of Dramatic Theory and by Barrett Harper Clark (1918)
"NINETEENTH AND twentieth CENTURIES The modern epoch in Spain produced many ... The nineteenth and twentieth centuries, General references on Spanish ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Jer., Hi, 31, " In the seven and thirtieth year of the captivity of Joachin, king of Juda, in the twelfth month, the five and twentieth day of the month, ..."

4. The Cumulative Book Index by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"twentieth century toasts. Madison, J., сотр. pa. 25c. Reilly & B. Twenty beautiful .... (Humboldt Hb. of science, no. 37.) II. pa. 15c. twentieth century. ..."

5. Annual Report by Milwaukee (Wis.). Park Commission (1907)
"twentieth ANNUAL REPORT To the Honorable, the Mayor and Common Council of the City of ... The Park Commissioners herewith submit their twentieth Annual ..."

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