[ US /ˈiɫɛvənθ, ɪˈɫɛvənθ/ ]
[ UK /ɪlˈɛvənθ/ ]
[ UK /ɪlˈɛvənθ/ ]
- position 11 in a countable series of things
- coming next after the tenth and just before the twelfth in position
How To Use eleventh In A Sentence
- The lower opening is formed by the twelfth thoracic vertebra behind, by the eleventh and twelfth ribs at the sides, and in front by the cartilages of the tenth, ninth, eighth, and seventh ribs, which ascend on either side and form an angle, the subcostal angle, into the apex of which the xiphoid process projects. II. Osteology. 4. The Thorax
- At the two-minute mark of the eleventh round, De La Hoya delivered a left uppercut that traveled less than 6 inches.
- Having held Grange to 177-9, Prestwick looked in some trouble as they slumped to 18-2 in their eleventh over.
- It's pretty clear he was brought in as an eleventh-hour replacement.
- The Benedictine abbey is long gone but the eleventh-century church remains, and is one of the finest survivors of the Romanesque in France.
- Paid first, last and a cleaning deposit on Monday, June the eleventh. SILENT JOE
- He postponed his trip at the eleventh hour.
- When later poets in an uncritical age take up and rehandle the poetic themes of their predecessors, they always give to the stories "a new costume," as M. Gaston Paris remarks in reference to thirteenth century dealings with French epics of the eleventh century. Homer and His Age
- At the eleventh hour the government decided that something had to be done.
- The plot is transparently thin; our hero, named F.W. and writing in the first person throughout, delivers what he calls a travelogue through time to the Eleventh Cosmic Capital Year of Virgo, an unspecified time 100,000 years or so in the future. Star of the Unborn (1946)