a cardinal number, 80 plus 7.
a symbol for this number, as 87 or LXXXVII.
a set of this many persons or things.
amounting to 87 in number.
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How to use eighty-seven in a sentence
eighty-seven percent of New Yorkers stopped are black or Latino.
eighty-seven percent said yep, the weekend golfer and father of two sure is.Poll: Daily Beast Readers on Obama Approval, GOP & Odds of a Romney Win | Brian Ries | September 7, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
In America, when asked eighty-seven percent of the public favored building more wind farms.
The duty of this engine, in the month of April this year, equalled eighty-seven millions.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
Whilst writing the final words of this chapter the news reaches me of the death of Mr. Mills, at the fine old age of eighty-seven.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow
On a division, the amendment to reject the bill was carried by a majority of one hundred and eighty-seven against eighty-five.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
On a division, the motion was negatived by two hundred and eighty-seven against forty-nine.The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. | E. Farr and E. H. Nolan
When we got back to the raft and he come to count up he found he had collected eighty-seven dollars and seventy-five cents.Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete | Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
British Dictionary definitions for eighty-seven
cricket a score traditionally regarded as being unlucky
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