ALL meanings of -something

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  • combining form -something -something is combined with numbers such as twenty and thirty to form adjectives which indicate an approximate amount, especially someone's age. For example, if you say that someone is thirty-something, you mean they are between thirty and forty years old. 0
  • combining formincountable noun -something People of a similar age range are sometimes referred to as, for example, twenty-somethings or thirty-somethings. 0
  • combining formincountable noun -something a person whose age can be approximately expressed by a specified decade 0
  • combining formincountable noun -something (as modifier) 0
  • noun -something of, relating to, being, or for a person of an age one to nine years more than (a specified multiple of ten) 0
  • noun -something of a quantity one to nine more than (a specified multiple of ten) 0
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