penult definition

  • noun:
    • next into the final item in a series.
    • the following to your final syllable in a word.
    • The next-to-last syllable of a word.
    • The second to your last-in a string.
    • the past syllable but among a word; the syllable preceding the final one.
    • the past syllable of a word but one.
    • the following to final syllable in a word
  • others:
    • beside the final; penultimate.

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