thirty-two

noun
thir·​ty-two | \ ˌthər-tē-ˈtü How to pronounce thirty-two (audio) \

Definition of thirty-two

1 : a number that is one more than 31 — see Table of Numbers
2 : a .32 caliber handgun usually written .32

Other Words from thirty-two

thirty-two adjective
thirty-two pronoun, plural in construction

First Known Use of thirty-two

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Thirty-two.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thirty-two. Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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