[fif-tee-sev-uh nth]


next after the fifty-sixth; being the ordinal number for 57.
being one of 57 equal parts.


a fifty-seventh part, especially of one (1/57).
the fifty-seventh member of a series. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fifty-seventh

Historical Examples of fifty-seventh

  • At Fifty-seventh Street I paused, before turning, to look about me and to listen.

    Against Odds

    Lawrence L. Lynch

  • He had written from an address on East Fifty-seventh Street.

    Jill the Reckless

    P. G. (Pelham Grenville) Wodehouse

  • Portions of the Fifty-seventh and Seventy-seventh Ohio still adhered.

    From Fort Henry to Corinth

    Manning Ferguson Force

  • The fifty-seventh vessel I boarded was the Melampus frigate.

  • About this time, and when in his fifty-seventh year, he married Mlle. Didot.

    Paul and Virginia

    Bernardin de Saint Pierre