Let’s start with ultimate (yes, that seems a bit backwards – stay with me.), as in “last”. The next-to-last, then, is penultimate, easily one of my favorite words. But there’s more! The next-to-next-to-last is the antepenultimate. Need another? The -last is the preantepenultimate, a completely real word that Chrome’s built-in dictionary has never seen (it suggests “prearrangement”).
Why am I telling you all this? I mean, besides the sheer ridiculousness/awesomeness of a word for the fourth-to-last item in a list? I needed an excuse to post this video: