Meaning of “seventh” in the English Dictionary

"seventh" in British English

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seventhordinal number

uk /ˈsev.ə/ us /ˈsev.ə/

A2 7th written as a word:

It's the seventh (of May) today.
Our team was/came seventh.

More examples

  • In the seventh inning, the manager inserted Trammell as a pinch hitter .
  • This is the seventh year in succession that they've won the cup.
  • Since the championship began in 1987, they have finished successively in ninth, seventh and fifth position.

seventhnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsev.ə/ us /ˈsev.ə/

(Definition of “seventh” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"seventh" in American English

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seventhadjective, adverb, noun [ C ]

us /ˈsev·ənθ/

(in the position of) the number 7 in a series; 7th:

Our team came in seventh.
[ C ] It’s the seventh of May today.

A seventh is one of seven equal parts of something.

(Definition of “seventh” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)