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Adjective: fifth  fi(f)th
  1. Coming next after the fourth and just before the sixth in position
    - 5th
Noun: fifth  fi(f)th
  1. A quantity of liquor equal to one fifth of a United States gallon
  2. Position five in a countable series of things
    "he was fifth out of several hundred runners"
  3. One part in five equal parts
    - one-fifth, fifth part, twenty percent
  4. The musical interval between one note and another five notes away from it

Derived forms: fifths

See also: ordinal

Type of: common fraction, interval, musical interval, rank, simple fraction, United States liquid unit, vulgar fraction [Brit]

Encyclopedia: Fifth