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twenty-five

[twen-tee-fahyv, twuhn-] /ˈtwɛn tiˈfaɪv, ˈtwʌn-/
noun
1.
a cardinal number, 20 plus 5.
2.
a symbol for this number, as 25 or XXV.
3.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
4.
amounting to 25 in number.
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  • I don't know,' was my answer; 'twenty dollars, or very likely twenty-five!'

  • At the Boca Grande she had taken a pilot; but she still had twenty-five miles to run.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • From twenty-five to thirty pounds would suffice to set this all right.

    The Dead Secret Wilkie Collins
  • It is twenty-five feet wide at the base, and fifteen at the top.

    Four Young Explorers Oliver Optic
  • The assets were twenty-five cradles and an oil painting by an unknown master.

    The Red Room August Strindberg
Slang definitions & phrases for twenty-five

twenty-five

noun

lsd

[1960s+ Narcotics; fr the fact that 25 is part of its chemical designation]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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