Share this entry
quintuplicate Syllabification: quin·tu·pli·cate

Definition of quintuplicate in English:


Pronunciation: /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkət/
1.1Of which five copies are made.


Pronunciation: /kwinˈt(y)o͞opləˌkāt/
[with object] Back to top  
Multiply by five.


in quintuplicate
In five identical copies.
Example sentences
  • In the past, it has always been making copies in quintuplicate, and entrusting them to the courier gods.
1.1In groups of five.


Mid 17th century: from quintuple, on the pattern of words such as quadruplicate.

Words that rhyme with quintuplicate

duplicate, quadruplicate
Definition of quintuplicate in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

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

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Related Words