forties

Primary Meanings of forties

1.
n
the time of life between 40 and 50
2.
n
the decade from 1940 to 1949
Full Definitions of forties
1

n the time of life between 40 and 50

Synonyms:
mid-forties
Type of:
time of life
a period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
2

n the decade from 1940 to 1949

Synonyms:
1940s
Type of:
decade, decennary, decennium
a period of 10 years

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