As you are probably aware, our contemporary English content is now available through Lexico.com (https://www.lexico.com/en), and our old English dictionary site no longer exists.

As a result of this, this forum is now closed.

The English dictionary community team would like the opportunity to say a huge thanks to all of you who participated by posting questions and helping other community members.
We hope this forum was useful, and that you enjoyed being a part of it.

If you would like to get in touch with any OED-related queries, please write to
[email protected]

And if you would like to contribute suggestions to the OED, please do so by visiting: https://public.oed.com/contribute-to-the-oed/

Thank you very much indeed, and good bye!
The community team

What is another word for a number with the suffix -teen as a general definition?

I would like to replace the usage of the word "teens" with something perhaps more verbose. This is for identification of this number group in the context of programming using such numerals.

Answers

  • If you use simply 'another word' it's hardly 'verbose'. If you don't like the teens, then I suggest you expand it to, for example, the teen group of integers. Whoever you use, follow it immediateltely with a definition.

Sign In or Register to comment.