a cardinal number, 50 plus 2.
a symbol for this number, as 52 or LII.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 52 in number. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fifty-two

Contemporary Examples of fifty-two

Historical Examples of fifty-two

  • Fifty-two runs since yesterday at this time, and the bell still ringing.

    The Spenders

    Harry Leon Wilson

  • Thus, had he come through the hours, to the day when the fifty-two heads were to fall.

    A Tale of Two Cities

    Charles Dickens

  • That is to say, he is such fifty-one weeks out of the fifty-two.

  • "Eighteen hundred and fifty-two," said Bell, looking at the date on her coin.


    Henry Morford

  • A man who has fifty-two landladies in a year has surely a fertile field.

    Despair's Last Journey

    David Christie Murray