antepenultimate definition

  • adjective:
    • Coming before the beside the last-in a set.
    • Two prior to the last, i.e., the one straight away prior to the penultimate, in a series.
    • final but two; third from last.
    • Of or regarding the last syllable but two.
    • 3rd from last
    • Coming prior to the next to the last-in a series.
    • Two before the final, i.e., the one straight away ahead of the penultimate, in a set.
    • Last but two; 3rd from final.
    • Of or related to the very last syllable but two.
    • 3rd from final
  • noun:
    • An antepenult.
    • Two prior to the last in a string. e.g. (..., antepenultimate, penultimate, ultimate)
    • The syllable that comes two ahead of the last-in a word.
    • The antepenultima.
    • another syllable of a word counting right back from end
    • An antepenult.
    • Two prior to the last in a string. e.g. (..., antepenultimate, penultimate, ultimate)
    • The syllable which comes two prior to the last-in a word.
    • The antepenultima.
    • another syllable of a word counting straight back from the end
  • others:
    • straight away preceding this 1 of a series which is next to the final one; being the third through the final of a string: because, the antepenultimate joint of a limb.
    • regarding the final syllable but two.
    • straight away preceding this 1 of a string which can be beside the final one; being the next from the final of a series: as, the antepenultimate joint of a limb.
    • related to the past syllable but two.

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