Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “ad infinitum”

ad infinitum

adverb uk   /ˌæd.ɪn.fɪˈnaɪ.təm/ us    /-t̬əm/
for ever, without ending: "Why was she such a lousy boss?" "Oh, because she was unreasonable, disrespectful, rude, inconsiderate - I could go on ad infinitum."Continuous and permanent
(Definition of ad infinitum from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of ad infinitum?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Translations of “ad infinitum”

Word of the Day

microbrewery

a small company that makes beer, usually using traditional methods, and often has a restaurant where its beer is served

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More