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umpteenth

[ uhmp-teenth ]
/ ˈʌmpˈtinθ /
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adjective Informal.
of an indefinitely large number in succession: He was the umpteenth person to arrive.
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Also um·teenth [uhm-teenth]. /ˈʌmˈtinθ/.

Origin of umpteenth

First recorded in 1915–20; umpteen + -th2

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