- next after the ninety-eighth; being the ordinal number for 99.
- being one of 99 equal parts.
- a ninety-ninth part, especially of one (1/99).
- the ninety-ninth member of a series.
Examples from the Web for ninety-ninth
Historical Examples of ninety-ninth
“Just arrived with a draft of a hundred men from the Hundred and Ninety-Ninth,” he added proudly.Cupid in Africa
P. C. Wren
Every person owning real estate on the Island shall contribute one ninety-ninth part of his income to the said grab-bag.
I believe that's the nine hundred and ninety-ninth time I've answered that question this season.My Actor-Husband
In the last century, Fontenelle expired in his ninety-ninth year; Buffon in his eighty-first; Voltaire in his eighty-fourth.A World of Wonders
With this addition, the One Hundred and Ninety-ninth would be full and able to leave within a week.Shoulder-Straps