umpteen

[ US /ˈəmpˈtin/ ]
[ UK /ʌmptˈiːn/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. innumerable but many
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How To Use umpteen In A Sentence

  • It's here that he rails for the umpteenth time against lesser critics who have dared to suggest that his boisterous, agonistic account of writerly influence might be weighted in favour of a certain masculinist tradition. The Anatomy of Influence by Harold Bloom – review
  • In my view there seem to be umpteen benefits for bigger clubs having feeder teams.
  • He got savaged, for the umpteenth time, by a horde of ravening Republicans.
  • Umpteen mistakes were made, overthrows, byes, no-balls, bad shots, all of them a reminder that cricket is a game of the spirit.
  • He was uneasy, real uneasy, tugging uselessly on the bottom of his jacket, and fussing with the cummerbund for the umpteenth time; yet he was looking forward to seeing her.
  • French Vocabulary la machine à laver = (clothes) washing machine nième = umpteenth illico - French Word-A-Day
  • In any other generation he would have been champion umpteen times. The Sun
  • Before i tell them for the umpteenth time i don't know where the stationery is now. November 1st, 2005
  • But I do believe in life sentences with life meaning life, not just ten years inside, with umpteen reductions for good behaviour.
  • When I found out that I was expecting her I did think about the fact that that's us with a child at home for the next umpteen years, because we had reached the stage where we had visions of child-free weekends.
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