Share this entry

Share this page

zeroth

Syllabification: ze·roth
Pronunciation: /ˈzi(ə)rōTH, ˈzēˌrōTH
 
/

Definition of zeroth in English:

adjective

Immediately preceding what is regarded as first in a series.

Origin

late 19th century: from zero + -th1.

Definition of zeroth in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day jaunt
Pronunciation: dʒɔːnt
noun
a short excursion or journey made for pleasure