Origin of penultimate
Examples from the Web for penultimate
But then that big bang that ended the penultimate episode happened.Inside ‘Orange Is the New Black’ S2, Eps. 6-12: About That Shocking Incest Scene|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|June 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And on the penultimate episode of The Bachelor, Assistant District Attorney Andi became the second to reject him.
Just look at the penultimate symbol of urban renaissance, Brooklyn.
The penultimate band is $200,000 to $250,000, which is ten times as wide as the previous band.Department of Awful Statistics: Income Inequality Edition|Megan McArdle|February 6, 2013|DAILY BEAST
This is the penultimate commercial of a leading force (pun intended) in the Super Bowl ad game.Volkswagen’s Super Bowl Ad an Unfunny Slight to Culture|Pia Glenn|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Doubtless the drama of the penultimate year 1917 did not centre in the supra-Somme country.The Challenge of the Dead|Stephen Graham
In the former the last whorl is broadest, in the latter the penultimate.Our British Snails|John William Horsley
Examples have been given of the exceptional passive condition of the penultimate instar in Exopterygota.The Life-Story of Insects|Geo. H. Carpenter
In males of T. ornata the penultimate phalanx of the first toe has a normal, vertical articular surface on its proximal end.
In closed final syllables or penultimate or earlier syllables the contrast does not obtain.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff