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- n. Plural form of sixty.
- n. The decade of the 1860s, 1960s, etc.
- n. The decade of one's life from age 60 through age 69.
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- n. the decade from 1960 to 1969
- n. the time of life between 60 and 70
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Jong in her sixties is at once too much and too little like Jong in her thirties.
A typical joke in Punch in the sixties is a picture of a small, nervous-looking gentleman riding through a slum street and a crowd of street-boys closing in on him with shouts Ere comes a swell!
Miss Bertha Bowlong, who was governess to the KAISER in the late "sixties," is shortly about to publish her reminiscences of her now all-too-notorious pupil.
Their memory of Quebec society before the sixties is not exactly first-hand either.
The chain, which had about 100 locations in the sixties, is set to make a comeback.
Redistribution of wealth to the ones who haven't worked since the sixties is what it is all about.
The absence of any of what made the sixties the sixties from the film, as that you noted, save the color spectrum, the set dressings and the clothes and hair styles, was especially noticeable and unsettling for those of us who are old enough to have seen the film in a theatre at approximately the age Ben Braddock was supposed to be.
The great computer craze of the late fifties and the sixties is such a case.
The sixties is great to write about because of the coming together of people from so many different backgrounds and cultures and the sense of multiple possibilities both for individuals and for society.
Funny thing is my wife actually saw an older guy in sixties and another guy late 30's early 40's collecting those signs along 148th and NE 8th in Bellevue on Tuesday the 24th at around noon.