Fifty vs Nifty - What's the difference?

fifty | nifty |


As a numeral fifty

is the cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one.

As a noun fifty

is (countable) a fifty-dollar bill.

As an adjective nifty is

good, smart; a general term for anything that is good, useful or beneficial.

fifty

English

Alternative forms

* fiftie (archaic )

Numeral

(head)
  • The cardinal number occurring after forty-nine and before fifty-one.
  • Synonyms

    * : 50 * : L * fitty, fiddy (nonstandard)

    See also

    * Last: forty-nine, forty * Next: fifty-one, sixty

    Noun

    (fifties)
  • (countable) A fifty-dollar bill.
  • Do you want small bills or are fifties OK?
  • (countable) A fifty-pound note.
  • (label) A batsman's score of at least 50 runs and less than 100 runs.
  • nifty

    English

    Adjective

    (er)
  • Good, smart; a general term for anything that is good, useful or beneficial.