eighteenth eighteenth  /eɪ ˈtinθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) position 18 in a countable series of things
  2. (adj) coming next after the seventeenth in position

Usage(s):

  1. Von Elm, eighteenth on the first day, got back into the running by shooting a second round of 69, two strokes under par and the lowest score of the meeting.
  2. A Columbia announcer sat at a portable short-wave microphone back of the eighteenth tee and sent off reports brought to him by spry Boy Scouts.
  3. He sank his approach shot on the eighteenth for a birdie 2.

News

  1. U.S. Open: Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel in lead as play resumes

    Phil Mickelson makes birdie on the eighteenth hole as Keegan Bradley looks on during the second round of the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club on Friday. ( Tannen Maury / EPA / June 14 , 2013 )
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. 10% Rain

    HOT SPRINGS, AR (News Release) - Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas; Phillip Durham, Special Agent in Charge with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives ("ATF"); David Flory, Hot Springs Police Department Chief of Police; and Steve Oliver, Prosecuting Attorney for the Eighteenth East Judicial District of Arkansas, announced that 24 ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KARK Little Rock

Quotes

  1. "All it means is we've won one game," Arizona State coach Herb Sendek said. "It means no more, no less. It makes one-eighteenth of our conference schedule. No matter how you try to stretch it to two-eighteenths, it's just one-eighteenth of...
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Herb Sendek Source: Seattle Times

  2. "The prospect of winning more titles with this team resonates with me far more than equalling somebody," Ferguson said. "That'sa fan thing. I hadn't even thought about that [the eighteenth] until this season, when you lot mentioned it. I'm...
    on May 15, 2009 By: Sir Alex Ferguson Source: Times Online

  3. Uma, now 35, said: "I felt some trepidation going in, but it was an art movie. It was based on this classic novel set in eighteenth-century France, and the scene was appropriate."
    on Jan 26, 2006 By: Uma Thurman Source: Starpulse.com (blog)

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