Definitions

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  • adj. Very many; too many to count; quite a lot.

Etymologies

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forty +‎ eleven

Examples

  • I can't take a day off without my underlings calling me forty-leven times.

    wilberteets Diary Entry

  • Either he HAS done so, and the inaction we see is the result of his expert team choosing to stymie action — or — he HASN’T, and this inaction is the result of the Coast Guard, the EPA, and all forty-leven other different bureaucracies THWARTING ACTION at the same time despite EVERYONE recognizing this is an emergency.

    Jindal, the Coast Guard, and the barges: government efficiency at its finest

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