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[uhmp-teenth] /ˈʌmpˈtinθ/
adjective, Informal.
of an indefinitely large number in succession:
He was the umpteenth person to arrive.
Also, umteenth
[uhm-teenth] /ˈʌmˈtinθ/ (Show IPA)
1915-20; umpteen + -th2 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • Yao had a rebound and a blocked shot before departing early for the umpteenth time in his ever-shortening career.
  • So, for the umpteenth time, let's go through this again.
  • The three friends were out to dinner a few months ago in the umpteenth restaurant that asked them to stub out their cigars.
  • It was the umpteenth time a member had asked, with no answer forthcoming.
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The ordinal form of ''umpteen'': Here's the umpteenth development in the battle (fr WWI)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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