a cardinal number, ten plus nine.
a symbol for this number, as 19 or XIX.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to nineteen in number.
talk nineteen to the dozen, to talk very rapidly or vehemently:
Whenever I’m excited I talk nineteen to the dozen.
the cardinal number that is the sum of ten and nine and is a prime number See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 19, XIX, etc, representing this number
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 19 units
talk nineteen to the dozen, to talk incessantly
late Old English nigontene (Anglian), nigontyne (West Saxon); see nine + -teen.
- 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.
noun, Informal. 1. the clubhouse or any other place where golfers gather after play to relax, talk, or have a drink. noun 1. (golf, slang) the bar in a golf clubhouse noun a bar in a golf clubhouse, set to be used after completing a round of golf