forty-six forty-six

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being six more than forty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • Now forty-six, Trammell is pernickety about his clothes, neat as a pin around his office.

News

  1. Among Conservatives, Concerns Grow Over New School Standards

    Forty-six states and Washington, D.C., have signed on to the Common Core State Standards, a set of K-12 standards meant to ensure that students are reaching the same learning benchmarks nationwide. But as states begin implementing the standards, many conservatives have come out against them.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: NPR

  2. 46 people arrested Sunday in Polk County

    Forty-six people were arrested and booked into the Polk County Jail Sunday, jail logs show.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

  3. An L.A. antiwar protest whose reverberations were felt nationwide

    Forty-six years ago today, Los Angeles was rocked by a violent police response to a peaceful demonstration against the Vietnam War. I don't know if it's taught in schools, or if anyone besides the people who were there remember it.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Stars and Stripes

Quotes

  1. "One-hundred forty-six years later, you gave Stephen Colbert a degree to give his ratings a boost ...... 2007, you're giving me an honorary degree so I can be attacked by Stephen Colbert," Clinton joked.
    on Jun 2, 2007 By: Bill Clinton Source: Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

  2. On setting his play in the Queens, which does have a road named Queens Boulevard with storefronts and apartment buildings running through it, Mee said: "Queens is like no other place on earth. Forty-six percent of its residents are foreign born."
    on Oct 5, 2007 By: Charles Mee Source: Times of India

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