- a cardinal number, 80 plus 9.
- a symbol for this number, as 89 or LXXXIX.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 89 in number.
Examples from the Web for eighty-nine
Contemporary Examples of eighty-nine
Eighty-nine percent occurred when the person was awake, rather than dreaming or dozing.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death
August 11, 2014
Eighty-nine percent of them are using some form of contraception; 15.3 million Americans use prescription hormonal birth control.The Coming Birth Control Battle
July 12, 2010
“Eighty-nine dollars,” says the nice lady at the desk when I ask for a room.The Bag Lady's Papers, Part III
January 6, 2009
Historical Examples of eighty-nine
They were eighty-nine versts from the little village on the Beresina, but they were not afraid.
You ought to have crossed with him in the old Nausia in 'eighty-nine.Ship-Bored
They had one hundred and eighty-nine paid officers under them.The English Utilitarians, Volume I.
The whole remaining eighty-nine will quarrel for the twelfth place.Jersey Street and Jersey Lane
H. C. Bunner
Aunt Lucy was Cynthia's grandmother, and eighty-nine years of age.Coniston, Complete