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next-to-last meaning and definition

NEXT-TO-LAST adjective

Definition of next-to-last (adjective)

  1. next to the last
    • "the author inadvertently reveals the murderer in the penultimate chapter"; "the figures in the next-to-last column"
    • synonyms: penultimate
  2. used of the third or next to final year in United States high school or college
Source: Princeton University Wordnet