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.
Forty-something Kim Cattrall continues to flaunt her considerable sex appeal on ``Sex and the City.
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?
And with this month being Heart Month, it's a good time for forty-something men and women to call their doctors and schedule a heart health check-up," he noted.
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.