Advertisement

Advertisement

seventy-third

[ sev-uhn-tee-thurd ]

adjective

  1. next after the seventy-second; being the ordinal number for 73.
  2. being one of 73 equal parts.


noun

  1. a seventy-third part, especially of one (1/73).
  2. the seventy-third member of a series.

Discover More

Example Sentences

Ned, who was now in his seventy-third year, was drinking to intoxication from the cup the carpet-baggers had lifted to his lips.

In his seventy-third year the Earl of —— has made his third matrimonial venture this week.

On March 31 I shall enter on my seventy-third year: and none of my Family reaches over seventy-five.

He then returned to Austria, where he died on the 15th of July, 1291, in the seventy-third year of his age.

He was laid to rest in the College Chapel, having just entered upon his seventy-third year.

Advertisement

Word of the Day

axolotl

[ak-suh-lot-l ]

Meaning and examples

Start each day with the Word of the Day in your inbox!

By clicking "Sign Up", you are accepting Dictionary.com Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies.

Advertisement

Advertisement

Advertisement


seventy-sixthseventy-three