What does fifteen mean?

Definitions for fifteen
ˈfɪfˈtinfif·teen

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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

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

  2. Fifteen(noun)

    the sum of five and ten; fifteen units or objects

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

  3. Fifteen(noun)

    a symbol representing fifteen units, as 15, or xv

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

Freebase

  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fifteen

    fif′tēn, adj. and n. five and ten.—adj. Fif′teenth, the fifth after the tenth: being one of fifteen equal parts.—n. a fifteenth part.—The Fifteen, the Jacobite rising of 1715. [A.S. fíftynefíf, five, týn, ten.]

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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

How to pronounce fifteen?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fifteen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of fifteen in a Sentence

  1. Phil Orlando:

    It's taken fifteen years for the Nasdaq to grow into something rational.

  2. Austin Powers International Man of Mystery:

    Dr. Evil The details of my life are quite inconsequential... very well, where do I begin My father was a relentlessly self-improving boulangerie owner from Belgium with low grade narcolepsy and a penchant for buggery. My mother was a fifteen year old French prostitute named Chloe with webbed feet. My father would womanize, he would drink. He would make outrageous claims like he invented the question mark. Sometimes he would accuse chestnuts of being lazy. The sort of general malaise that only the genius possess and the insane lament. My childhood was typical. Summers in Rangoon, luge lessons. In the spring we'd make meat helmets. When I was insolent I was placed in a burlap bag and beaten with reeds- pretty standard really. At the age of twelve I received my first scribe. At the age of fourteen a Zoroastrian named Vilma ritualistically shaved my testicles. There really is nothing like a shorn scrotum... it's breathtaking- I highly suggest you try it.

  3. Andy Warhol:

    It's the place where my prediction from the sixties finally came true In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes. I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is, In fifteen minutes everybody will be famous.

  4. Jackson Browne:

    It was a great time to be born, because I got to have my own publishing company right from the beginning, so I made more money than somebody would have doing what I did ten or fifteen years before.

  5. Gerald Bourke:

    Young people want to be involved and millennials are a demographic that WFP hasn't really engaged with in the past. But clearly their support is key if we are to reach our goal of achieving zero hunger in fifteen years.

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