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fortyish

[fawr-tee-ish] /ˈfɔr ti ɪʃ/
adjective
1.
approaching or around the age of 40 years.
2.
around the number 40 or a quantity of 40.
Origin of fortyish
1815-1825
1815-25; forty + -ish1
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  • His hair was graying slightly at the temples, with a fortyish hairline.

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