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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nineteen, 19, XIXadjective

    the cardinal number that is the sum of eighteen and one

  2. nineteen, 19, xixadjective

    being one more than eighteen

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Nineteenadjective

    Nine and ten; one less than twenty.

    Etymology: nigontyne , Saxon.

    Nineteen in twenty of perplexing words might be changed into easy ones, such as occur to ordinary men. Jonathan Swift.


  1. Nineteen

    Nineteen is a song written by Tom Hambridge, Jeffrey Steele, and Gary Nicholson. The song was originally recorded by the country music duo Waycross, whose version peaked at number 54 on the Billboard Hot Country Songs chart in July 2007. Taylor Hicks later recorded the song on his 2009 album The Distance, although his version of the song was not released as a single. It was then recorded by country music singer Billy Ray Cyrus, on his album I'm American, which was released on June 28, 2011. Cyrus' version of the song was released as the album's second single on September 26, 2011. Clayton Bellamy also recorded it on his 2012 album Everyone's a Dreamer.


  1. nineteen

    Nineteen is a numerical value equivalent to the sum of ten plus nine. It is an odd number that comes after eighteen and before twenty in the count sequence. It is often also defined as the cardinal number that denotes a quantity of nineteen items. The number nineteen holds significance in various fields such as mathematics and astronomy.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nineteenadjective

    nine and ten; eighteen and one more; one less than twenty; as, nineteen months

  2. Nineteennoun

    the number greater than eighteen by a unit; the sum of ten and nine; nineteen units or objects

  3. Nineteennoun

    a symbol for nineteen units, as 19 or xix

  4. Etymology: [AS. nigontne, nigontne. See Nine, and Ten.]


  1. Nineteen

    Nineteen is a 1987 science fiction film directed by Kensho Yamashita from a screenplay by Hiroshi Kashiwabara, and produced by Toho Company, Limited.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'nineteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #283

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of nineteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of nineteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of nineteen in a Sentence

  1. Edith Sitwell:

    Still falls the rain -- dark as the world of man, black as our loss -- blind as the nineteen hundred and forty nails upon the Cross.

  2. Maoz Rosenthal:

    The real test will be if he can go to the opposition, gain some experience and establish himself as a real alternative for prime minister, nineteen seats are not realistic this time. But if he can expand his base and rebuild himself in the opposition, he could earn even more in the future.

  3. Charles Dickens:

    Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure nineteen six, result happiness. Annual income twenty pounds, annual expenditure twenty pound ought and six, result misery.

  4. James Thurber:

    If a playwright tried to see eye to eye with everybody, he would get the worst case of strabismus since Hannibal lost an eye trying to count his nineteen elephants during a snowstorm while crossing the Alps.

  5. Vincent Hill:

    Nineteen percent wash food products with bleach, which could lead to their consumption of bleach that isn't washed off, which can damage the body because bleach is toxic. Eighteen percent used household cleaner on bare skin, which can damage the skin and cause rashes and burns.

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    A ectomorphic
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