Definition of "fiftieth" []

  • The ordinal number matching the number 50 in a series. (noun)
  • One of 50 equal parts. (noun)
  • Being the ordinal number of fifty in order, position, time, etc. Often written: 50th (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 noun) (adjective)
  • One of 50 equal or approximately equal parts of something (noun)
  • (as modifier) (noun)
  • The fraction equal to one divided by 50 (1⁄50) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "fiftieth" in a sentence
  • "Pentecost that is, the fiftieth day (from a Greek word meaning fiftieth), or Harvest Feast, or Feast of Weeks, may be regarded as a supplement to the Passover."
  • "In stateroom LY (that is, the fiftieth floor, suite Y), a Plum (in other words, a drunk American) named Mr. P."
  • "The fiftieth was a race of immigration issues vs culture of corruption- and gooper money vs dem empty pockets."