sixteen definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English sixtene ; from Old English syxtene: see six and amp; -teen
sixteen definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- The cardinal number equal to the sum of 15 + 1.
- The 16th in a set or sequence.
Origin: Middle English sixtene, from Old English sixtȳne; see s(w)eks in Indo-European roots.
- six·teenˈ adjective & pron.