forty-third

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English[edit]

English ordinal numbers
 <  42nd 43rd 44th  > 
    Ordinal : forty-third
    Cardinal : forty-three

Numeral[edit]

forty-third

  1. (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-three, describing a person or thing in position number 43 of a sequence.
    The answer appears on the forty-third page of the book.
    She finished forty-third in the race.

Usage notes[edit]

English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.

Abbreviations[edit]

Noun[edit]

forty-third (plural forty-thirds)

  1. (fractional) One of forty-three equal parts of a whole.
    A forty-third of 860 is 20.