- a high degree or power.
- the utmost degree or extent: The new hotel was luxurious to the nth degree.
Origin of nth
Examples from the Web for nth
And so for the nth time, NBC is threatening to leave Dick, this time for good.
And I think that code was upheld to the nth degree in this case.
You have in Copenhagen that amazing modern war phenomenon the trader of the nth degree.British Secret Service During the Great War|Nicholas Everitt
Speaking of idlers, there is your man to the dotting of the 'i'; a dilettante raised to the nth power.A Fool For Love|Francis Lynde
She found the lonely old lady raised to the nth power of indignation over the deplorable newspaper notice.Grace Harlowe's Golden Summer|Jessie Graham Flower
Instead the roads are identified by painting every third or fourth or tenth or nth telegraph pole with different colours.Across America by Motor-cycle|C. K. Shepherd
Wilkerson is not a creator, he's just nature keyed up to the nth power.The Heart's Kingdom|Maria Thompson Daviess
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Word Origin and History for nth
1852, in phrase to the nth, figurative use of a mathematical term indicating indefinite number, in which n is an abbreviation for number (n.).
Idioms and Phrases with nth
see to the nth degree.