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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A person who is 40 or more and less than 50 years old.

Usage examples (6)
  • He, a stalwart, well-oiled quadragenarian, shone with sweat from his exertions, brandishing cooked pigs.
  • Musil, who describes an incestuous passion between brother and sister, and Lolita, by Vladimir Nabokov, which describes the passion of a quadragenarian for
  • Two hours later, what had been the erect image of a gigantic coal – porter turned miraculously white, was now no more than a medley of disjected members; the...
  • FIRMIANI, a respectable quadragenarian who in 1813 married the lady who afterwards became Mme. Octave de Camps. for more
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