- a cardinal number, 90 plus 8.
- a symbol for this number, as 98 or XCVIII.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 98 in number.
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Examples from the Web for ninety-eight
Ninety-eight, and he still drives a pair of Morgan horses himself.The Reluctant Rockefeller Speaks Out
September 15, 2013
On a foundation of ninety-eight stitches, net seven with the darkest color.The Ladies' Work-Table Book
"Ninety-eight, and slightly intermittent," said he, as though to himself.Barrington
Charles James Lever
Meg counted to ninety-eight before she heard Jud cry, “All right!”Four Little Blossoms at Brookside Farm
Mabel C. Hawley
It consisted of ninety-eight persons travelling with thirty wagons.Impressions of South Africa
"Ninety-eight—seventy-three," he announced after a few seconds of flutter and rustle.Three People