Fifties - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɪftiz|  American pronunciation of the word fifties
Brit.  |ˈfɪftiz|  British pronunciation of the word fifties
- this word is used as a plural form of the nounfifty

noun

- the decade from 1950 to 1959 (syn: 1950s)
- the time of life between 50 and 60 (syn: mid-fifties)

Examples

She is in her fifties.

He began to feel more financially secure in his early fifties.

Standards of living rose in the fifties.

The play was written in the late fifties.

He must be in his early fifties by now.

She was a plump, motherly woman in her fifties.

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