noun, plural six·ties.
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John Paul was youthful in his sixties with a radiant charisma.
I struck up a conversation with a man in his fifties or sixties who had a Brooklyn accent.
This was, after all, the Swinging Sixties in London and the country had moved on.The Castration of Alan Turing, Britain’s Code-Breaking WWII Hero|Clive Irving|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“The Sixties—I had to have my foot in everything then,” he says.
By the mid-1990s, Kinkade had become to the evangelical movement what Peter Max was to the psychedelic Sixties.The Drunken Downfall of Evangelical America's Favorite Painter|Zac Bissonnette|June 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
La Farge painted landscape, still life and figure alike in the early sixties.
As he was well on in the sixties the operation presented an extremely serious problem.Religion And Health|James J. Walsh
Even in the early sixties we find not a few unions, national and local, limiting their hours by agreement with employers.A History of Trade Unionism in the United States|Selig Perlman
Among rarities of the sixties this magazine may easily take a high place, for one doubts if there are many copies in existence.English Illustration 'The Sixties': 1855-70|Gleeson White
And so in the sixties the boy and the town went through their raw, gawky, ugly adolescence together.A Certain Rich Man|William Allen White
British Dictionary definitions for sixties
noun plural -ties
- amounting to sixtysixty soldiers
- (as pronoun)sixty are dead