Dictionary.com

eighty-seven

[ ey-tee-sev-uhn ]
/ ˈeɪ tiˈsɛv ən /
Save This Word!

noun
a cardinal number, 80 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 87 or LXXXVII.
a set of this many persons or things.
adjective
amounting to 87 in number.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use eighty-seven in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for eighty-seven

eighty-seven

noun
cricket a score traditionally regarded as being unlucky

Word Origin for eighty-seven

possibly because 13 less than a century
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK