twenty-one

noun twen·ty-one \ ˌtwen-tē-ˈwən , ˌtwən- \

Definition of twenty-one

1 : a number that is one more than 20 — see Table of Numbers
2
[translation of French vingt-et-un]
: blackjack 1

twenty-one

adjective

twenty-one

pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of twenty-one

circa 1611

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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