Forty-five - definition, pronunciation

Amer.   American pronunciation of the word forty-five

noun

- a .45-caliber pistol

adjective

- being five more than forty (syn: 45, xlv)

Examples

We had been orbiting in our helicopter for about forty-five minutes.

At forty-five he was so vigorous that he made his way to Scotland on foot.

I was already forty-five minutes late for a dental appointment.

Forty-five works remained after his death to attest his prodigious industry.

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