a playing card the face of which bears nine pips.
[nahyn-teen] /ˈnaɪnˈtin/ noun 1. a cardinal number, ten plus nine. 2. a symbol for this number, as 19 or XIX. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to nineteen in number. Idioms 5. talk nineteen to the dozen, to talk very rapidly or vehemently: Whenever I’m excited I talk nineteen […]
- Nineteen eighty-four
1. an antiutopian novel (1949) by George Orwell. (1949) A novel by George Orwell. Nineteen Eighty-Four depicts a totalitarian society of the future, ruled by an omnipotent dictator called Big Brother. In this society, called Oceania, people’s thoughts are controlled as tightly as their actions. The government maintains an organization called the “thought police” and […]
[nahyn-teenth] /ˈnaɪnˈtinθ/ adjective 1. next after the eighteenth; being the ordinal number for 19. 2. being one of 19 equal parts. noun 3. a nineteenth part, especially of one (1/19). 4. the nineteenth member of a series. /ˌnaɪnˈtiːnθ/ adjective 1. (usually prenominal) noun 2. 3. the fraction that is equal to one divided by 19 […]
noun 1. an amendment to the U.S. Constitution, ratified in 1920, guaranteeing women the right to vote.