Definition of nineteen number from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌnaɪnˈtiːn//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌnaɪnˈtiːn//
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  • 19
  • Word Origin Old English nigontȳne.Idioms
    talk, etc. nineteen to the dozen
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    (British English, informal) to talk, etc. without stopping She was chatting away, nineteen to the dozen.
    See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: nineteen