Seventeen Definition

sĕvən-tēn
noun
The cardinal number between sixteen and eighteen; 17; XVII.
Webster's New World
The 17th in a set or sequence.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
xvii17
adjective
Totaling seven more than ten.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
xvii17

Other Word Forms of Seventeen

Noun

Singular:
seventeen
Plural:
seventeens

Origin of Seventeen

  • Middle English seventene from Old English seofontīne septm̥ in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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