Definition of Fifties

1. Noun. The decade from 1950 to 1959.

Exact synonyms: 1950s
Generic synonyms: Decade, Decennary, Decennium



2. Noun. The time of life between 50 and 60.
Exact synonyms: Mid-fifties
Generic synonyms: Time Of Life
Group relationships: Adulthood, Maturity

Definition of Fifties

1. Noun. (plural of fifty) ¹

2. Noun. Fifty-dollar bills. ¹

3. Noun. The decade of the 1850s, 1950s, etc. ¹

4. Noun. The decade of one's life from age 50 through age 59. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fifties

1. fifty [n] - See also: fifty

Fifties Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Fifties Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Fifties

fifth gear
fifth gears
fifth grade
fifth grades
fifth normal form
fifth part
fifth slip
fifth slips
fifth ventricle
fifth wheel
fifth wheels
fifthly
fifthness
fifths
fiftie
fifties (current term)
fiftieth
fiftieths
fifty
fifty-cent piece
fifty-eight
fifty-eighth
fifty-fifth
fifty-fifty
fifty-first
fifty-first state
fifty-five
fifty-four
fifty-fourth
fifty-nine

Literary usage of Fifties

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Encyclopædia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and by Colin MacFarquhar, George Gleig (1797)
"Hearing is generally thought to be totally deficient in fifties, ... The eye, in almod all fifties, is covered with the fame ..."

2. English Farming Past & Present by Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1917)
"So far as the standard of the highest farming is concerned, agriculture has made but little advance since the " fifties." The last twenty-six years of the ..."

3. Recollections of a Long Life, 1829-1915 by Isaac Stephenson (1915)
"CHAPTER IX Prosperity of the early fifties — High cost of living — Beginning of work on ... Provisions were higher in the fifties than at any time since. ..."

4. Labour Legislation, Labour Movements, and Labour Leaders by George Howell (1902)
"CHAPTER XIV LABOUR MOVEMENTS AND STRIKES IN THE fifties. III. STRIKES and lock-outs were so prolific in the fifties, and the numbers involved were so large, ..."

5. Labour Legislation, Labour Movements, and Labour Leaders by George Howell (1902)
"CHAPTER XIV LABOUR MOVEMENTS AND STRIKES IN THE fifties ... STRIKES and lock-outs were so prolific in the fifties, and the numbers involved were so large, ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Fifties

Search for Fifties on Dictionary.com!Search for Fifties on Thesaurus.com!Search for Fifties on Google!Search for Fifties on Wikipedia!