noun, plural thir·ties.
Examples from the Web for thirties
One minute the script, the next a story about Ivor Novello's tailor or the Tahiti steamer schedule in the Thirties.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Now in his early thirties, his cheeks are sunken from smoking too much hash.Obama’s Deadly Informants: The Drone Spotters of Pakistan|Umar Farooq, Syed Fakhar Kakakhel|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You're Mrs. Jim Palmer' . . . people in their thirties sometimes want to change the course of the ship.
While in his thirties, he had an affair with the same 15-year-old girl whose body has recently been discovered buried in his yard.
Either one describes the bouts of anxiety single guys in their thirties feel about their marital status.High Manxiety: Thirtysomething Men Are The New Neurotic Singles|Hannah Seligson|May 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the late twenties and early thirties of the nineteenth century a quite exceptional group of men and women were writing books.Among Famous Books|John Kelman
One has only to go back to the thirties in England to find all the niceties of the Haute Ecole in full bloom.Patroclus and Penelope|Theodore Ayrault Dodge
They had come from Scotland together and settled in Montgomery in the thirties.The Circular Study|Anna Katharine Green
You are getting well on in the thirties, and haven't left off being a fool yet.On the Track|Henry Lawson
The poets of the second group, the transition poets, for the most part were born during the thirties.A History of American Literature Since 1870|Fred Lewis Pattee
British Dictionary definitions for thirties
noun plural -ties
- amounting to thirtythirty trees
- (as pronoun)thirty are broken