Associations to the word «Forty»


FORTY, noun. (slang) A 40 ounce bottle of beer.
FORTY MINUTES OF HELL, noun. (idiomatic) (basketball) The NCAA strategy of playing a suffocating full-court press and aggressive offense for the entirety of a game.
FORTY THIEVES, noun. A solitaire card game, whose objective is, like in Klondike, moving all the cards to the foundations based on their rank, from ace to king of the same suit.
FORTY WINKS, noun. (idiomatic) A short sleep, an extra sleep, a nap.

Dictionary definition

FORTY, noun. The cardinal number that is the product of ten and four.
FORTY, adjective. Being ten more than thirty.

Wise words

We should have a great fewer disputes in the world if words were taken for what they are, the signs of our ideas only, and not for things themselves.
John Locke