Definition of nine
- wears a nine
ninepronoun, plural in construction
- dressed to the nines
The next card was the nine of diamonds.
She wears a size nine.
“What time is it?” “It's nine.”
He woke up at nine this morning.
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First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
: the number 9
: the ninth in a set or series
: nine o'clock
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