eighth
Pronunciation
  • (RP) enPR: ātth, IPA: /eɪtθ/
  • (America) enPR ātth, IPA: /eɪtθ/, /eɪθ/
Adjective

eighth (not comparable)

  1. The ordinal form of the number eight.
Synonyms
  • 8th, 8th; (in names of monarchs and popes) VIII
Translations
  • French: huitième (before the noun); (in names of monarchs and popes) huit (after the name) (abbreviation VIII)
  • German: achte
  • Italian: ottavo; (in names of monarchs and popes) ottavo m, ottava f (after the name) (abbreviation VIII)
  • Portuguese: oitavo
  • Russian: восьмо́й
  • Spanish: octavo
Noun

eighth (plural eighths)

  1. The person or thing in the eighth position.
  2. One of eight equal parts of a whole.
  3. (slang) An eighth of an ounce, or approximately 3.5 grams, of marijuana or other drugs.
Synonyms
  • (person or thing in the eighth position) eighth one
  • (One of eight equal parts) ⅛, henry (for an eighth of an ounce of marijuana in the UK)
Translations Translations Verb

eighth (eighths, present participle eighthing; past and past participle eighthed)

  1. to divide by eight



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