[fawr-tee-sev-uh n] /ˈfɔr tiˈsɛv ən/
a cardinal number, 40 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 47 or XLVII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 47 in number.
[fawr-tee-siksth] /ˈfɔr tiˈsɪksθ/ adjective 1. next after the forty-fifth; being the ordinal number for 46. 2. being one of 46 equal parts. noun 3. a forty-sixth part, especially of one (1/46). 4. the forty-sixth member of a series.
[fawr-tee-thurd] /ˈfɔr tiˈθɜrd/ adjective 1. next after the forty-second; being the ordinal number for 43. 2. being one of 43 equal parts. noun 3. a forty-third part, especially of one (1/43). 4. the forty-third member of a series.
[fawr-tee-three] /ˈfɔr tiˈθri/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 3. 2. a symbol for this number, as 43 or XLIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 43 in number.
- Forty ways to sunday
adverb phrase In every possible manner, direction, etc; comprehensively: She had him beat forty ways to Sunday [1840+; origin unknown]
noun, Informal. 1. a short nap. noun 1. (functioning as singular or pl) (informal) a short light sleep; nap A nap; a short sleep: “If you’re feeling drowsy, take forty winks; I’ll wake you when our guests arrive.” noun phrase A short sleep; nap: He caught forty winks and perked right up (1828+) A brief […]