thirty-two

noun
thir·​ty-two | \ˌthər-tē-ˈtü \

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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