noun, plural eight·ies.
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Example sentences from the Web for eighty
The Eighty-ninth Congress was potentially more fertile ground for the broad range of controversial programs on his dream agenda.
For the first year and a half of operation, they bottled only eighty cases per day, manually.House of the Witch: The Renegade Craft Brewers of Panama|Jeff Campagna|November 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I will feel some justice has been done,” said White, now eighty-eight.
Eighty-four people were arrested and more than 30 people were treated for injuries, with scores more hurt but not treated.FinnaRage Wants You to Rage at Its Parties. So What if It Ends Up a Riot?|Melanie Plenda|October 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eighty percent of these abortion clinics in Texas are going to be basically out of business because of this new law.
It contains above eighty thousand houses, and about six hundred thousand inhabitants.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
So, small as his force was, only one hundred and eighty, he determined to move out and attack Porter without delay.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn
On the evening of September 17th he sent away his advance guard of two thousand men in eighty small boats.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
They led me to the largest wigwam of all; it contained fully eighty people.
The ship has anchored in the province of Ylocos, eighty leguas from here, as the weather does not permit it to come to this port.
British Dictionary definitions for eighty
noun plural -ies
- amounting to eightyeighty pages of nonsense
- (as pronoun)eighty are expected