• Preantepenultimate

    Pronunciation

    • RP enPR: prē'ăn'tĭpĭnŭlʹtĭmət, IPA: /ˌpɹiːˌantᵻpᵻˈnʌltᵻmət/,
    • US enPR: prē'ăn'tipənəlʹtəmət, IPA: /ˌpɹiˌæntipəˈnəltəmət/,
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    Origin

    Nominal sense attested since 1746; adjectival sense attested since 1791: pre- + antepenultimate.

    preantepenultimate, n. and adj.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary revision; Dec. 2007

    Full definition of preantepenultimate

    Noun

    preantepenultimate

    (plural preantepenultimates)
    1. (chiefly phonetics, obsolete, rare) preantepenultThe word necessary is stressed on its preantepenultimate.

    Adjective

    preantepenultimate

    1. (chiefly phonetics) Three before the end; fourth to last.This book has ten chapters; therefore, chapter seven is the preantepenultimate one.

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