What does the word sixteen mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Ten and six.

  • Part of speech: adjective, noun

  • Sixteenth.

Usage examples for sixteen

  1. Their only daughter is sixteen years of age, and is named Eternal Life. – Eastern Shame Girl The Wedding of Ya-Nei; A Strange Destiny; The Error of the Embroidered Slipper; The Counterfeit Old Woman; The Monastery of the Esteemed-Lotus; A Complicated Marriage by Charles Georges Souli
  2. I went to the Court at sixteen as sewing maid, and at twenty I was Miss Sylvia's own maid. – Love of Brothers by Katharine Tynan
  3. Last year we paid sixteen and a half a dozen. – Tales of the Road by Charles N. Crewdson
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