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Definition of "ninety-ninth" []

  • The ordinal form of the number ninety-nine, describing a person or thing in position number 99 of a sequence. (noun)
  • One of ninety-nine equal parts of a whole. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "ninety-ninth" in a sentence
  • "I live in an apartment on the ninety-ninth floor of my block"
  • "The question became insistent almost as soon as he entered the US Senate in 2005, though he was then only ninety-ninth in seniority."
  • "People in the ninety-fifth to the ninety-ninth percentiles of income have represented a fairly constant share of the national income for twenty-five years now."