[twen-tee-siks, twuhn-]


a cardinal number, 20 plus 6.
a symbol for this number, as 26 or XXVI.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 26 in number. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for twenty-six

Contemporary Examples of twenty-six

Historical Examples of twenty-six

  • He wrote, in this year, twenty-six letters in support of the scheme.

  • Therefore, deducting this amount, equal to twenty-six per cent.

    The Railroad Question

    William Larrabee

  • She fell into a life of vice and poverty, and died at the age of twenty-six.

    A Zola Dictionary

    J. G. Patterson

  • His skin still preserved the softness of his twenty-six years.


    Emile Zola

  • I shall not allow her to marry until she is twenty-six, says the fond parent.

    The Fifth String  

    John Philip Sousa