noun \fr-ˈtēn, ˈfr(t)-\

: the number 14

Full Definition of FOURTEEN

— see number table
fourteen adjective
fourteen pronoun, plural in construction
four·teenth \-ˈtēn(t)th; -ˌtēn(t)th\ adjective or noun

Origin of FOURTEEN

Middle English fourtene, from Old English fēowertīene, from fēowertīene, adjective, from fēower + -tīene; akin to Old English tīen ten
First Known Use: before 12th century


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