forty-four [fawr-tee-fawr, -fohr] Examples noun

  1. a cardinal number, 40 plus 4.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 44 or XLIV.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 44 in number.

Examples from the Web for forty-four Contemporary Examples of forty-four

  • Forty-four percent of people live in a state where gay and lesbian couples can marry; 59 percent of people support equal marriage.

    Watch This Amazing Ode to Marriage Equality, by Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco

    Tim Teeman

    September 21, 2014

  • Forty-four years ago, Lt. William G. Haneke was pronounced dead five times over 48 hours.

    Pronounced Dead in Vietnam, Lt. Bill Haneke Inspires Post-9/11 Veterans

    Sandra McElwaine

    November 11, 2012

  • Forty-four states now have innocence projects devoted to identifying and helping gain the release of innocent prisoners.

    Conn. Ends Death Penalty, But Not For 11 Men On Death Row

    David R. Dow

    April 7, 2012

  • Forty-four years later, in 1989, we again made contact with Yusa.

    ‘Jews Are God’s People Like Us’

    Norman H. Gershman

    February 21, 2009

  • Historical Examples of forty-four

  • Better be forty-four and yourself, than a cipher belonging to some body else.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870


  • I’m forty-four, independent, free, a slave to no man nor monkey.

    Punchinello, Vol. 1, No. 7, May 14, 1870


  • The old Ruby, a forty-four, on two decks, was obliged to receive some of them.

    Ned Myers

    James Fenimore Cooper

  • There were now but forty-four Englishmen in a condition to fight.

    King Philip

    John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

  • I caught one the next day, one hundred and forty-four pounds.

    Tales of Fishes

    Zane Grey

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