Definitions for fifteenˈfɪfˈtin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fifteen, 15, XV(adj)

    the cardinal number that is the sum of fourteen and one

  2. fifteen, 15, xv(adj)

    being one more than fourteen

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fifteen(adj)

    five and ten; one more than fourteen

  2. Fifteen(noun)

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

  3. Fifteen(noun)

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

  4. Origin: [OE. fiftene, AS. fftne, fftne. See Five, and Ten, and cf. Fifty.]


  1. Fifteen

    Fifteen was a punk rock band formed by Jeff Ott. Ott was the group's main songwriter and only consistent member. According to Ott, the band had a total of fifteen members by the time it finally disbanded in 2000: Jack Curran, Mikey Mischief, Mark Moreno, Jean Repetto, Lucky Dog, Chris Flanagan, John Ogle, Jesse Wickman, Joe Cable, John Quintos, Scott Pierce, Jim Prior, Lisa D., Vanessa Bain and himself.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3009

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'fifteen' in Written Corpus Frequency: #445

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Oliver Wendell Holmes:

    Old age is fifteen years older than I am.

  2. Bernard M. Baruch:

    Old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

  3. Thomas Bailey Aldrich:

    To me, old age is always fifteen years older than I am.

  4. Andy Warhol:

    In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes.

  5. Andy Warhol:

    In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.

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