fifty-one

adjective

Definition of fifty-one

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 50 in number fifty-one years — see Table of Numbers
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Definition of fifty-one (Entry 2 of 3)

: 51 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated fifty-one are here fifty-one were found

fifty-one

noun
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Definition of fifty-one (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : one and 50 : three times 17
2a : 51 units or objects a total of fifty-one
b : a group or set of 51
3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 51
4 : the 51st in a set or series

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