noun \nīn-ˈtēn, ˈnīn-ˌ\

: the number 19

Full Definition of NINETEEN

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

Origin of NINETEEN

Middle English nynetene, adjective, from Old English nigontēne, from nigon + -tīene (akin to Old English tīen ten) — more at ten
First Known Use: before 12th century


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