[ duhz-uhnth ]


Origin of dozenth

First recorded in 1700–10; dozen1 + -th2

Words Nearby dozenth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use dozenth in a sentence

  • I have now at this instant wrought myself up, for the dozenth time, to a half-resolution.

    Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9) | Samuel Richardson
  • She felt for the first time an impulse to box his lazy jaws as he yawned and turned over for the dozenth time without rising.

    The Foolish Virgin | Thomas Dixon
  • And for the dozenth time he was rewarded only by seeing a flake no larger than his clenched fist fall out.

  • For the dozenth time he raised his ponderous spear and thrust the pointed end at the wall with all his strength.

  • And then, conscious of his own folly and levity, he pulled himself up, and went back for the dozenth time to the True Witness.