forty-something


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forty-something

1. adjective Of an unspecified age in one's forties. He looks like he's in his 60s, but he's really just forty-something.
2. noun A person who is in their forties. Usually used in the plural. I felt really out of place being so young at a party of forty-somethings.
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Forty-something women, seeing Christmas being kept alive by their mothers, dread the time when it'll be their turn.
You're seeing these graying forty-something Black men, tears in their eyes, throwing the Black power salute like the revolution has come back.
If some of the ladies aren't trying to pick me up, they're trying to marry me off to their forty-something daughters or their preteen grandchildren.
One of the few warm notes, a Beuys stag drawing, is a metaphor for the "grace" that, according to Assayas, his thirty- and forty-something characters seek.
Forty-something years old, well-educated, adviser to corporate titans and government leaders, Dyson has never voted.
Throughout it all the dance is lush, full-bodied, and makes few concessions to the performers' "maturity"--from forty-something to sixty-something.
Forty-something Rusty Jackson not only attends such events, she plans them.
Or maybe a group of forty-something guys who constantly relive their days of youth?
Wes Bentley is his mentor James, a famous forty-something DJ full of alcohol and self-loathing.
Kafka is a religiously non-observant forty-something bachelor who is such a stubborn, dedicated policeman that he's willing to risk his career to get an answer.
The forty-something brunette acquired the multi-exposure corner condo in July 2005 for $975,000, and this is hardly her first time riding the real estate bronco with the property: Digital resources show she's had the apartment on and off the sales market since the spring of 2010, when it was listed for $999,000.
When funny, feisty, forty-something Bernice plans the adventure trip of a lifetime, she doesn't expect to be spending it alone.
Two decades later, the forty-something slacker is coming to terms with news that his girlfriend Valerie (Julie LeBreton) is pregnant and doesn't think he has the maturity to be a father.