[duhz-uh nth]


Origin of dozenth

First recorded in 1700–10; dozen1 + -th2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for dozenth

Historical Examples of dozenth

  • This time it was "Pilgrim's Progress," which she was reading for about the dozenth time.

    The Girl Warriors

    Adene Williams

  • For the dozenth time he strolled in and sat down on their favorite rustic.

  • The trail led us, for the dozenth time, from the high grass into the thicket along the river.

    The Land of Footprints

    Stewart Edward White

  • "Rod and I took the idea from those pit traps out on the trails," Knowlton explained for the dozenth time.

    The Pathless Trail

    Arthur O. (Arthur Olney) Friel

  • I had been tormenting her for the dozenth time with the statement and catalogue of my sentiments toward her.


    O. Henry