Umpteen definition is - very many : indefinitely numerous. How to use umpteen in a sentence. Did you know?
Word Origin for umpteen. C20: from umpty a great deal (perhaps from -enty as in twenty) + -teen ten. Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012. WORD OF THE DAY.
umpteen definition: 1. very many; a lot (of): 2. very many; a lot (of): . Learn more.
Adj. 1. umpteen- innumerable but many. umteen. many- a quantifier that can be used with count nouns and is often preceded by `as' or `too' or `so' or `that'; amounting to a large but indefinite number; "many temptations"; "the temptations are many"; "a good many"; "a great many"; "many directions"; "take as many apples as you like"; "too many clouds to see"; "never saw so many people".
numerous, a good deal of, a great deal of, a lot of, a great number of, a large number of, great quantities of, plenty of, countless, innumerable, scores of, crowds of, droves of, an army of, a horde of, a multitude of, a multiplicity of, multitudinous, numberless, multiple, untold. View synonyms.
any small northern songbird of the genus Oenanthe, esp O . oenanthe, a species having a pale grey back, black wings and tail , white rump , and pale brown underparts : subfamily Turdinae ( thrushes ) SEE FULL DEFINITION. SEE PREVIOUS WORDS.
Relatively large but unspecified in number. Umpteen reasons; umpteen guests. adjective. 1.
An expression which denotes an abundance, large quantity, huge amount or a load of something. The word " umpteenth " was derived from "umpteen" and means "for-God-knows-which-time". There was an umpteen of fidgety tourists in the city endeavouring to do as much sightseeing as it was possible. by necrotism June 04, 2007.