aughties

plural noun aught·ies \ ˈȯ-tēz , ˈä-tēz \

Definition of aughties

: the ten year period from 2000 through 2009 : aughts
  • That's where the band formed in the early aughties, rubbing elbows with kindred avant-rock troupes Animal Collective and TV on the Radio.
  • —Chris RichardsWashington Post10 May 2011

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Origin and Etymology of aughties

7aught + -ies, plural of-ie


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