Definition of penultimate


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • penultimate is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 15 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • penultimate is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 20 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of penultimate

  • the next to last syllable in a word (noun)

    Synonyms

    1. penult
    2. penultima

  • second last (adjective)

    Examples

    1. the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter

    Synonyms

    1. next-to-last

See definition of penultimate in Merriam Webster