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adjective Informal.
  1. 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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Examples from the Web for umteenth

Historical Examples

  • It was the obituary notice of the umteenth Bavarians, who had been wiped out.

    A Prisoner in Turkey

    John Still