Fifteen - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌfɪfˈtiːn|  American pronunciation of the word fifteen
Brit.  |fɪfˈtiːn|  British pronunciation of the word fifteen

noun

- the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one (syn: 15, xv)

adjective

- being one more than fourteen (syn: 15, xv)

Examples

They met when she was fifteen (=15 years old).

I'm planning to leave on the fifteenth (=the 15th day of the month).

Three goes into fifteen five times.

Going at four pounds fifteen, if there is no advance.

The Company have overcharged fifteen shillings on the carriage of the goods.

Surprisingly little altered for fifteen years.

Prices vary from ten to fifteen dollars.

The boat measured fifteen feet in length and four feet in breadth.

He was fifteen, and his voice was just beginning to break.

Subtract three from fifteen.

It took them fifteen minutes to get the boat ready.

The car cost him fifteen grand.

Sunflowers can grow to a height of fifteen feet.

Manson spent fifteen years in prison.

He's been in politics for fifteen years.

Word forms

noun
singular: fifteen
plural: fifteens
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