antepenultimate antepenultimate

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the 3rd syllable of a word counting back from the end
  2. (adj) third from last

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Perot nonetheless has paid his coauthor--well, not the ultimate, or even the penultimate, but maybe the antepenultimate compliment.
  2. Experts saw back of this sizable vote the glittering pince-nez of Andr Tardieu, antepenultimate Prime Minister.

News

  • Pennant Race Update: Where things stand for contenders with three weeks to go

    With just three weeks remaining in regular season, there are three races that are nowhere near decided. Yet the identity of all but one of this year’s 10 playoff participants appears to have been determined. Here’s a look at how things stand heading into the season’s antepenultimate week.
    on September 9, 2013     Source: Sports Illustrated

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pivotal pivotal
/ˈpɪ və təl /