[ twen-tee-siksth, twuhn- ]

  1. next after the twenty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 26.

  2. being one of 26 equal parts.

  1. a twenty-sixth part, especially of one (1/26).

  2. the twenty-sixth member of a series.

Words Nearby twenty-sixth Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use twenty-sixth in a sentence

  • With the dawn that twenty-sixth day of November a great multitude was pouring through the gates of Clermont.

    God Wills It! | William Stearns Davis
  • But when, on December twenty-sixth, they joined battle, the old push and nerve seemed lacking.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
  • On the twenty-sixth her cortge, having passed by way of Strasburg, was moving toward Soissons.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte | William Milligan Sloane
  • The house was prorogued on the twenty-sixth of March, but again summoned on the twenty-fifth of April.

  • On the twenty-second of December he became visibly worse, and on the twenty-sixth he received the last sacraments.