Twelve vs Twelveish - What's the difference?

twelve | twelveish |


As nouns the difference between twelve and twelveish

is that twelve is a group of twelve items while twelveish is (colloquial) any time close to twelve o'clock.

As a numeral twelve

is the cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in arabic numerals as 12 and in roman numerals as xii.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

twelve

English

(wikipedia twelve)

Alternative forms

* Arabic numerals: * Roman numerals: XII

Numeral

(head)
  • The cardinal number occurring after eleven and before thirteen, represented in Arabic numerals as 12 and in Roman numerals as XII.
  • There are twelve months in a year.

    See also

    * Last: eleven. Next: thirteen

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A group of twelve items.
  • Fractions would be a little easier if we counted by twelves .
  • A twelve-bore gun.
  • * 1982 , (Lawrence Durrell), Constance'', Faber & Faber 2004 (''Avignon Quintet ), p. 880:
  • In this way Von Esslin ‘inherited’ two fine hammerless twelves which he used once or twice for duck on the Camargue.
  • (legal) (colloquial) A jury (normally composed of twelve persons).
  • See also

    * dozen

    twelveish

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • (colloquial) Any time close to twelve o'clock.
  • Synonyms

    * noonish