thirty-three

noun
thir·​ty-three | \ ˌthər-tē-ˈthrē How to pronounce thirty-three (audio) \

Definition of thirty-three

1 : a number that is one more than 32 — see Table of Numbers
2 : a microgroove phonograph record designed to be played at 33¹/₃ revolutions per minute usually written 33

Other Words from thirty-three

thirty-three adjective
thirty-three pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of thirty-three

1590, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Thirty-three.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-three?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=t&file=thirty07. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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