Definition of "eleventh" []

  • The ordinal number matching the number 11 in a series. (noun)
  • One of 11 equal parts. (noun)
  • Coming after the tenth in numbering or counting order, position, time, etc; being the ordinal number of eleven: often written 11th (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • (as pronoun) (adjective)
  • One of 11 equal or nearly equal parts of an object, quantity, measurement, etc (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The fraction equal to one divided by 11 (1⁄11) (noun)
  • An interval of one octave plus one fourth (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "eleventh" in a sentence
  • "-- _Stuart_ was a great eleventh hour tip -- (why _eleventh_ hour I wonder?"
  • ""December," said he, "is surely, as its name indicates, the tenth month of the year," and he added thereto, in honor of the emperor, two others which he called the eleventh and twelfth."
  • "The censored books used to be read in eleventh grade."