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 sense 1

Other words from twenty-one

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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