[ siks-tee-wuhn ]

  1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 1.

  2. a symbol for this number, as 61 or LXI.

  1. a set of this many persons or things.

  1. amounting to 61 in number.

Words Nearby sixty-one Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use sixty-one in a sentence

  • But in the spring of one hundred and sixty-one, for a little while one day, the gulf was bridged.

    Space Prison | Tom Godwin
  • Abelard was at this time sixty-one years old, Bernard's senior by twelve years, and was without a rival in the schools.

  • His slender garrison, all told, comprised but sixty-one artillerymen and thirteen musicians.

    The Blue and The Gray | A. R. White
  • It was dated sixty-one years ahead, and was a sort of Looking Backwards, though that notable book had not yet been written.