ninety-eighth

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  97th 98th 99th  > 
    Ordinal : ninety-eighth
    Cardinal : ninety-eight

Numeral[edit]

ninety-eighth

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number ninety-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 98 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the ninety-eighth page of the book.
    She finished ninety-eighth in the race.

Usage notes[edit]

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

Abbreviations[edit]

Noun[edit]

ninety-eighth (plural ninety-eighths)

  1. (fractional) One of ninety-eight equal parts of a whole.
    A ninety-eighth of 1960 is 20.