Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The ordinal form of the number sixty-five, describing a person or thing in position number 65 of a sequence.
  • n. One of sixty-five equal parts of a whole.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. the ordinal number of sixty-five in counting order

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Even Jacques Baptiste, born of a Chippewa woman and a renegade voyageur (having raised his first whimpers in a deerskin lodge north of the sixty-fifth parallel, and had the same hushed by blissful sucks of raw tallow), was surprised.

    In a Far Country

  • This paragon of posh celebration, located on the sixty-fifth floor of the GE Building in Rockefeller Center, is known, among other things, for a dance floor that revolves slowly while a live band plays elegant music.

    Manifesting Michelangelo

  • One year ago, I was in Normandy covering the ceremonies commemorating the sixty-fifth anniversary of D-Day, marveling at the achievements of the Allied forces in 1944 that battled across Normandy, not only on June 6, but throughout that summer of liberation into September.

    Denise Dennis: Normandy: Birthplace of Impressionism Celebrated this Summer

  • Its sixty-fifth anniversary will be marked -- or mourned, if you will -- tomorrow, July 16.

    Greg Mitchell: Secrecy, Cover-ups and Deadly Radiation: On the Birth of the Nuclear Age 65 Years Ago

  • Dr. Dwight Lundell, a retired heart surgeon, was crossing items off his “bucket list” before his sixty-fifth birthday.

    The Daily Carrot Principle

  • The official business was to commemorate the sixty-fifth anniversary of the D-day invasion in France, but Michelle seemed more interested in plotting the Obama invasion.

    The Obama Diaries

  • Her father wanted to tell her all about the non-surprise surprise birthday party Cynthia was planning for him in a few months, how determined she was to celebrate his sixty-fifth since it was also his retirement year, but Brooke had a hard time focusing.

    Last Night at Chateau Marmont

  • In the late afternoon of Inauguration Day, January 20, 1961, Dwight and Mamie Eisenhower drove north to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in the 1955 Chrysler Imperial that Mamie had purchased for Ike on his sixty-fifth birthday.

    Going Home to Glory

  • It is only now, entering my sixty-fifth year, that I begin to realize how little I understood anything while I was growing up.

    Finally It Is Here

  • At around the sixty-fifth floor or so, we heard a loud crash and the floor beneath us shook.

    Nikki Stone: A Story That I Guarantee Will Move You To Be Thankful Too

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.