ninth ninth  /ˈnaɪnθ/


  1. (n) position nine in a countable series of things
  2. (n) one part in nine equal parts
  3. (adj) coming next after the eighth and just before the tenth in position




  1. Ever since the first World Series was played in 1903, kids have dreamed of hitting a ninth-inning, title-winning home run.
  2. She is also exactly the kind of person a ninth-generation Indonesian medicine man would say that to: charming, blond, gregarious, spiritually curious and highly mobile.
  3. Williams' ninth album combines love, goofiness and topflight guitar.


  1. Gee Gives Up Homer In Ninth, Mets Lose

    Freddie Freeman blasted a two-run homer in the ninth inning to lift the Atlanta Braves to a 2-1 win over the New York Mets on Monday.        
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Hartford Courant

  2. PCL baseball: Ninth-inning grand slam helps Bees beat Grizzlies

    Salt Lake’s Matt Long hit a grand slam in the top of the ninth inning to tie the game, and the Bees went on to beat the Fresno Grizzlies 9-6 in 10 innings in a Pacific Coast League matchup Monday night.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Salt Lake Tribune

  3. Freeman, Braves spoil Gee gem with homer in ninth

    Freddie Freeman hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Dillon Gee, giving the Atlanta Braves a stunning 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Monday night in a game that was delayed nearly four hours by rain.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: CBS Sports


  1. "Hamilton overtook the safety car, something that I had never seen, overtaking the medical car with yellow flags," Alonso said. "We were a meter off each other, and he finished second and I finished ninth. It's a shame, not for us because...
    on Jul 1, 2010 By: Fernando Alonso Source: Malaysia Star

  2. "I wish Disney the best of luck with their new show, whatever form it may take," Roeper said in his statement. "In the meantime, it is my intention to proceed elsewhere with my ninth year as the co-host of a movie review show that honors the...
    on Jul 21, 2008 By: Richard Roeper Source: Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

  3. "I think I had more adrenaline going in the ninth inning than I did in the first inning, which I guess is normal for that situation," said Lester, who threw a career-high 130 pitches. "You don't feel tired in that situation. You've got so...
    on May 20, 2008 By: Jon Lester Source: USA Today

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