thirty-one

adjective

Definition of thirty-one 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 30 in number thirty-one years — see Table of Numbers

\ " \

Definition of thirty-one (Entry 2 of 3)

: 31 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated thirty-one are here thirty-one were found

thirty-one

noun
\ " \

Definition of thirty-one (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : one and 30

2a : 31 units or objects a total of thirty-one

b : a group or set of 31

3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 31

4 [ translation of French trente et un ] : any of various games played with cards, dice, or numbers in which the winner is the player whose score equals or most nearly approaches 31

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Learn More about thirty-one

Share thirty-one

Statistics for thirty-one

Look-up Popularity

Comments on thirty-one

What made you want to look up thirty-one? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

by word of mouth

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!