fifteenth fifteenth  /fɪf ˈtinθ/


  1. (n) position 15 in a countable series of things
  2. (adj) coming next after the fourteenth and just before the sixteenth in position


  1. The fifteenth had a mild attack.
  2. Author Lewis's Villon is not wax, nor is his fifteenth century Paris papier mache.
  3. Instead, donor support for investment in rural Kenya is perhaps $100 million, or a mere one-fifteenth of what is needed.


  1. Frank Turns Fifteen; Immaculate Infatuation’s Summer Guide

    • Frank is having a party to celebrate its fifteenth anniversary this Sunday, June 16. Stop by the restaurant at 10:30 p.m. for a D.J. and open bar [Grub Street] • Beer Table in Grand Central is now selling “Pint To Go” jars — a resealable container designed for travelers who want to enjoy draft beer on the go. Buy a portable pint, lid, and koozie for $3; beer is $4 to $7. [Grub Street] • In ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: New York Magazine

  2. NASCAR Quicken Loans 400 Schedule for June 16, 2013

    The NASCAR Quicken Loans 400 is scheduled for June 16, 2013, at the Michigan International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race in 2012 and plans to compete this year. The Quicken Loans 400 will be the fifteenth Sprint Cup Series race of the season.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Yahoo! Contributor Network via Yahoo! Sports


  1. "Every week as a team and as a driver, I try to drive the wheels off of that car from lap one to lap 500 or 600," Montoya said. "Sometimes the best we can do is twelfth of fifteenth place and sometimes the best we can do is top fives."...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Juan Pablo Montoya Source: (press release)

  2. "We've got to hit," Piniella said. "Fifteenth in the league in runs scored is not going to get it done, period. We can mask this any way we want to mask it, but we have to start scoring more runs consistently to win baseball games. We hit the...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Lou Piniella Source:

  3. "It is interesting to note that Mario Puzo based The Godfather on the Borgia family," he said. "It's almost like The Godfather brought home to fifteenth century Rome. Except it was far more savage than The Godfather was."
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Neil Jordan Source: Digital Spy

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