eighty-seven

[ ey-tee-sev-uh n ]
/ ˈeɪ tiˈsɛv ən /
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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.

Nearby words

  1. eighty-nine,
  2. eighty-niner,
  3. eighty-ninth,
  4. eighty-one,
  5. eighty-second,
  6. eighty-seventh,
  7. eighty-six,
  8. eighty-sixth,
  9. eighty-third,
  10. eighty-three

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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

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