Sixties
Sixty \Six"ty\, n.; pl. {Sixties}. 1. The sum of six times ten; sixty units or objects. [1913 Webster]

2. A symbol representing sixty units, as 60, lx., or LX. [1913 Webster]


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  • sixties — [ sikstiz ] n. f. pl. • 1978; mot angl. ♦ Anglic. Les sixties : les années soixante. « l héritage permissif des sixties » (Le Monde, 1998). ● sixties nom féminin pluriel (anglais sixty, soixante) Familier. Les années 1960 : La réapparition d une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sixties — 1848 as the years of someone s life between 60 and 69; 1827 as a decade of years in a given century. See SIXTY (Cf. sixty) …   Etymology dictionary

  • sixties — see eighties …   Modern English usage

  • sixties — noun (plural) 1 the sixties also the 60s the years from 1960 to 1969 2 in your sixties aged from 60 to 69: early/late sixties: I d say she was in her late sixties. 3 the numbers from 60 to 69, especially when used to measure temperature: the low… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • sixties — six|ties [ sıkstiz ] noun plural 1. ) the years from 1960 to 1969: music from the sixties 2. ) the numbers 60 to 69, especially as a temperature: clear skies and temperatures in the sixties 3. ) the period of time from age 60 to age 69: a woman… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sixties — UK [ˈsɪkstɪz] / US noun [plural] the sixties in your sixties …   English dictionary

  • sixties — [ˈsɪkstiz] noun [plural] 1) the years from 1960 to 1969 music from the sixties[/ex] 2) the period of time from age 60 to age 69 a woman in her sixties[/ex] 3) the numbers 60 to 69, especially as a temperature …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • Sixties — Années 1960 Années : 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 Décennies : 1940 1950 Années 1960 1970 1980 Siècles : XIX …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Sixties — Sịx|ties 〈Pl.; salopp; engl. Bez. für〉 Sechzigerjahre ● ein neuer Sound im Stil der Sixties …   Universal-Lexikon

  • sixties — noun 1. the decade from 1960 to 1969 (Freq. 6) • Syn: ↑1960s • Hypernyms: ↑decade, ↑decennary, ↑decennium 2. the time of life between 60 and 70 (Freq. 1) …   Useful english dictionary

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