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1. seventeen

adjective. ['ˈsɛvənˈtiːn'] being one more than sixteen.

Synonyms

  • cardinal
  • 17

Antonyms

  • unimportant
  • fifty-fifth
  • forty-third

Etymology

  • seventene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seofontiene (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Example sentences of the word seventeen


1. Adjective
It also much have seventeen inches clear above it.

Quotes containing the word seventeen


1. Seventeen, eh!"said Hagrid as he accepted a bucket-sized glass of wine from Fred."Six years to the day we met, Harry, d’yeh remember it?""Vaguely,"said Harry, grinning up at him. "Didn’t you smash down the front door, give Dudley a pig’s tail, and tell me I was a wizard?""I forge’ the details,"Hagrid chortled.
- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

2. He smiles at me, and I am suddenly seventeen again - the year I realize that love doesn't follow the rules, the year I understood that nothing is worth having so much as something unattainable
- Jodi Picoult, My Sister's Keeper

3. My dad told me, 'It takes fifteen years to be an overnight success', and it took me seventeen and a half years.
- Adrien Brody

2. seventeen-year_locust

noun. North American cicada; appears in great numbers at infrequent intervals because the nymphs take 13 to 17 years to mature.

Synonyms

  • cicala
  • Magicicada
  • Magicicada septendecim
  • periodical cicada
  • cicada

3. seventeen

noun. ['ˈsɛvənˈtiːn'] the cardinal number that is the sum of sixteen and one.

Synonyms

  • XVII
  • 17

Antonyms

  • eleventh
  • 48th
  • hundred-and-fortieth

Etymology

  • seventene (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • seofontiene (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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