a cardinal number, 30 plus 9.
a symbol for this number, as 39 or XXXIX.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 39 in number. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for thirty-nine

Contemporary Examples of thirty-nine

Historical Examples of thirty-nine

  • He cleared the water thirty-nine times before he gave up leaping.

  • That meant they had expended thirty-nine in the last charge alone.

    Blazed Trail Stories

    Stewart Edward White

  • On that day two rods caught thirty-nine sea-trout, weighing forty pounds.

    Angling Sketches

    Andrew Lang

  • With an alphabet of thirty-nine letters, but it is harsh and guttural.


    George Borrow

  • There were present on this occasion thirty-nine persons, or three Covens.