fifty-five fifty-five

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being five more than fifty

Synonym(s)

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Usage(s):

  1. Seven million, five hundred and fifty-five thousand readers of 196 newspapers scanned them in vain for the column called On The Record, whose author is Dorothy Thompson.
  2. Two hundred and fifty-five officers and crewmen raced to their battle stations.
  3. Four hundred and fifty-five years after Columbus discovered the island, Puerto Rico at last elected its own governor.

News

  1. Locals Garcia, Roper win big at Tomato Fest Juniors Gran Prix tourney

    Fifty-five youth tennis players from all over East Texas made the trip to Jacksonville for Saturday's Tomato Fest Juniors Gran Prix tournament, which was hosted by the Jacksonville Tennis Association.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Jacksonville Daily Progress

  2. Fifty Years Later, 'A Better Chance' Trains Young Scholars

    Fifty-five boys all poor and almost all African-American were a part of a bold educational experiment in the early 1960s. They were placed in an intensive summer school program. If they finished, the headmasters of 16 prep schools agreed to accept them. Tuition paid. Planning for that experiment...
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

  3. Wilton's Jesse Silbert Delivers Valedictory Address At Harvey School

    KATONAH, N.Y. -- Fifty-five seniors at The Harvey School made history Thursday when their 2013 commencement ceremony was held indoors in the new 22,000-square-foot athletic center.  While the venue broke from the traditional setting under a large white tent on the upper playing ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: The Daily Wilton

Quotes

  1. "Fifty-five percent probably isn't good enough," Gates said.
    on Feb 2, 2007 By: Robert Gates Source: Guardian Unlimited

  2. "It's a cliche, but it's a 60-minute game," Dallas center Steve Ott said. "Fifty-five minutes isn't good enough, especially against a young, hungry team. For some reason we're not finishing out games."
    on Mar 22, 2008 By: Steve Ott Source: USA Today

  3. "But seriously, I think Bonds has done wonderfully," Aaron said, as quoted in the column of sportswriter Michael Hunt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. "I think he had a marvelous career. I had it for a long time. Seven-fifty-five was there...
    on May 18, 2008 By: Hank Aaron Source: USA Today

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