- (ordinal) The ordinal form of the number forty-two, describing a person or thing in position number 42 of a sequence.
- The answer appears on the forty-second page of the book.
- She finished forty-second in the race.
- Lasting forty seconds.
English ordinal numbers may function as either an adjective or as a noun, and almost never appear in the plural.
- 42nd, 42nd
forty-second (plural forty-seconds)