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noun, plural sixties.
a cardinal number, ten times six.
a symbol for this number, as 60 or LX.
a set of this many persons or things.
sixties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 60 through 69, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of a lifetime or of a century, or noting degrees of temperature:
Her grandfather is in his late sixties. The temperature is in the low sixties.
amounting to 60 in number.
like sixty, Informal. with great speed, ease, energy, or zest:
Everyone was working like sixty to finish up before the holidays.
noun (pl) -ties
the cardinal number that is the product of ten and six See also number (sense 1)
a numeral, 60, LX, etc, representing sixty
something represented by, representing, or consisting of 60 units

amounting to sixty: sixty soldiers
(as pronoun): sixty are dead



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