Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: NUMBERS

Language: Old English
Origin: sixtiene, from six 'six' + tien 'ten'

sixteen

number
     
six‧teen
HMN the number 16:
sixteen years later
He moved to London when he was sixteen (=sixteen years old).
sixteenth adjective, pronoun:
her sixteenth birthday
the sixteenth century
Let's have dinner on the sixteenth (=the sixteenth day of the month).
Word of the Day
The NUMBERS
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics