fifteen fifteen  /fɪf ˈtin/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one
  2. (adj) being one more than fourteen

Synonym(s)

xv, 15

Usage(s):

  1. In a scant fifteen years I have acquired a superb library of mortgages, mostly first editions, and the finest case of sacroiliac known to science.
  2. Before I was fifteen I had mastered differential and integral calculus.

News

  1. San Francisco: 15 hospitalized after collision involving Muni bus, streetcar

    Fifteen people were taken to hospitals -- including a number of children -- when a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus and a streetcar collided this morning on Market Street.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  2. Area roundup: Fifteen area players on Greenbelt Bowl rosters

    Fifteen players from the Wichita Falls area will be playing in the 64th Childress Rotary Greenbelt Bowl all-star football game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Childress’ Fair Park Stadium.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Wichita Falls Times Record News

  3. Fifteen graduate from Upson-Lee Learning Academy

    Fifteen students received Upson-Lee High School diplomas at the Upson-Lee Learning Academy Commencement on May 30, 2013. The Learning Academy operates from 3:30 - 9:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday and offers students flexible, personalized academic options.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Thomaston Times

Quotes

  1. On Friday in Las Vegas, Clinton responded, "That's not the way I remember the last ten to fifteen years."
    on Jan 18, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: FOXNews

  2. "He was a dear, dear friend and we became even closer in the fifteen years. He was there for me on some of the hardest days when Ronnie was fighting Alzheimer's and he was there for me every day after Ronnie died," Reagan wrote. "This is...
    on Aug 12, 2007 By: Nancy Reagan Source: NBC Sandiego.com

  3. "The odds are pretty much stacked against us," said Stephen Ames, a naturalized Canadian citizen from Trinidad & Tobago. "Fifteen playing this week in a field of 156. : It makes things difficult to some extent, but at the same time, we have...
    on Jul 22, 2009 By: Stephen Ames Source: USA Today

Word of the Day
anachronistic anachronistic
/ə ˌnæ krə ˈnɪ stɪk /