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40 (previous 39, next 41)

  1. The cardinal number forty.
  2. (tennis) score after a player has scored three points in a game, one point away from winning the game

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40 (plural 40s)

  1. (US, slang) A bottle containing 40 fluid ounces of malt liquor beer.
    • 1995 July 4, “I got 5 on it”, in Operation Stackola[1], performed by Luniz and Michael Marshall (singer):
      [Chorus:Michael Marshall] I got 5 on it (got it, good), grab your 40 let’s get keyed. I got 5 on it, messin’ with that Indo weed.
    • 2000, “Drug Ballad”, in The Marshall Mathers LP, performed by Eminem:
      But when it's all said and done, I'll be forty / Before I know it with a 40 on the porch tellin' stories