- third from the end.
- of or relating to an antepenult.
- an antepenult.
- third from last
- anything that is third from last
“the last but two,” 1730, from antepenult (n.), 1610s, abbreviation of Latin antepaenultima (syllaba), fem. of antepaenultimus, from ante “before” (see ante) + paenultima, from paen “almost” + ultima “last” (see ultimate).