forties forties  /ˈfɔr tiz/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the time of life between 40 and 50
  2. (n) the decade from 1940 to 1949

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Of all the dapper gentlemen, none was more inspired and self-confident than Arnold Rothstein, a sleek Jew inclining to flesh in his late forties.
  2. He's in his forties, broad-shouldered with close-cropped hair.
  3. You have eight-year-old kids who have injuries that grown athletes, professional athletes don't get until their thirties or forties.

News

  1. Finance Acceleration offers Five Financial Planning Tips for People in their Forties

    Finance Acceleration announces that financial planners are bullish. Financeacceleration.com gives its five financial planning tips for people in their forties. (PRWeb June 15, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10837869.htm
    on June 15, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Gunvor Seeks Forties Crude; Eni Bids Urals at Four-Month High

    Gunvor Group failed to buy North Sea Forties crude at a lower differential than yesterday’s trades. Eni SpA didn’t manage to buy Russian Urals blend in the Mediterranean even after raising its bid to the highest level in more than four months.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  3. BP, Total Sell Forties at Higher Price; Eni Seeks Urals Crude

    BP Plc and Total SA sold North Sea Forties crude at higher prices than their offers yesterday. Eni SpA failed to buy Russian Urals blend in the Mediterranean for a second day even after raising its bid.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

Quotes

  1. "I had multiple wins in '03, '05 and '08. My forties have been pretty good for me," Perry added.
    on Jun 29, 2008 By: Kenny Perry Source: CNN International

  2. "At 47-years-old, it was perfect timing for me," Lowery told reporters on the eve of Thursday's opening round in the pro-am celebrity event. "It was a huge relief because there are not a lot of guys in their late forties out here that are...
    on Feb 11, 2009 By: Steve Lowery Source: Reuters

  3. "I'd played a few games and got a couple of forties but I hadn't really made a score so to get to three figures, especially at the start of your career, is always nice," said Cook. "It shows you and everyone else that you can do it. Now it's...
    on Aug 22, 2007 By: Alastair Cook Source: CricInfo.com

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