forty-three forty-three

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being three more than forty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Not merely five o'clock, he noticed as he looked in at the clockmaker's, but precisely seven past five--no, seven minutes forty-three, -four, forty-five seconds past.
  2. Nineteen forty-three was the worst year of his career, and even, perhaps, the last full year.
  3. In fact, when I ran for President in 1984, the Bradley Effect cost me forty-three percent.

News

  1. Black Sabbath to release new album, embark on world tour

    LOS ANGELES - Forty-three years ago Black Sabbath released its debut self-titled album, a collection of songs inspired by occult themes and powered by heavy-metal guitar riffs.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Denver Post

  2. Dad sentenced for abducting kids, stealing yacht

    A San Francisco man has been sentenced to three years in jail for abducting his two young children and taking them away on a stolen yacht. Forty-three-year-old Christopher Maffei was sentenced Friday in San Mateo County Superior Court.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: Erie Times-News

  3. Audio of Jimi Hendrix in Tulsa released

    Forty-three years ago Friday rock legend Jimi Hendrix performed in Tulsa. Today those unfortunate to not be one of the 4,700 in attendance at the Tulsa Convention Center -- then the Tulsa Assembly Arena -- can at least feel like they were there. 
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KJRH-TV Tulsa

Quotes

  1. "He might be the best player that I've seen play football in my life," Gruden said. "Honest to God, he's a pleasure to watch. I find myself going down the hall and saying, 'Did you see that guy? Forty-three?' He makes some of the damndest...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Jon Gruden Source: Charlotte Sun-Herald

  2. "Forty-three different times over the last year there was an opportunity (in Parliament) for a Liberal vote to be exercised to stop the Harper agenda, and it wasn't exercised," Layton said.
    on Sep 15, 2008 By: Jack Layton Source: Calgary Herald

  3. "Forty-three governors have this line-item veto in their states," Bush said. "Now it's time to bring this important tool of fiscal discipline to Washington, DC"
    on Mar 6, 2006 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

Word of the Day
affectation affectation
/ˌæ fɛk ˈteɪ ʃən /