sixteen Meaning, definition in Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of "sixteen" - English Dictionary

See all translations

sixteennumber

uk   us   /ˌsɪkˈstiːn/
A1 the number 16: We've got sixteen (people) coming for lunch. He left school at sixteen (= when he was 16 years old).
More examples
Translations of “sixteen”
in Arabic سِتّة عَشَر…
in Korean 열어섯, 16…
in Malaysian enam belas, umur enam belas…
in French seize, seize ans…
in Turkish onaltı rakamı…
in Italian sedici…
in Chinese (Traditional) 數字16…
in Russian шестнадцать…
in Polish szesnaście…
in Vietnamese số mười sáu, mười sáu tuổi…
in Spanish dieciséis, dieciséis años…
in Portuguese dezesseis…
in Thai จำนวนสิบหก, อายุสิบหกปี…
in German die Sechzehn…
in Catalan setze…
in Japanese 16, 16の…
in Indonesian enam belas, umur…
in Chinese (Simplified) 数字16…
(Definition of sixteen from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of sixteen?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “sixteen” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
athlete

a person who is very good at sports or physical exercise, especially one who competes in organized events

Word of the Day

When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
When’s dinner? (Words for different meals)
by Kate Woodford,
July 22, 2015
Here at ‘About Words’ we’re always happy to get ideas for posts that we could write. A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on the language of meals and we thought this an excellent idea. If you are reading this post and have an idea for a topic or

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More