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[nahyn-teen] /ˈnaɪnˈtin/

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.


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