for the nth time

for the nth time

Describing something that has happened many times before. "Nth" is used in place of a specific number. After he ignored my text for the nth time, I decided to give up.
See also: nth, time

for the nth ˈtime

(informal) used when you are stating that something is the last in a long series and emphasizing how often something has happened, especially when you are annoyed: I told him, for the nth time, to tidy his room but he’s done nothing to it at all.
See also: nth, time
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