verb (used with object) Slang.
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Origin of eighty-six
Words nearby eighty-six
Example sentences from the Web for eighty-six
I tell myself not to feel bad because my life expectancy is eighty-six, which means I have nineteen more years of life.
Eighty-six percent of them had been catcalled on the street, and 36 percent said it happened daily.Apps and Online Programs Offer New Ways to Report Street Harassment|Tessa Miller|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Eighty-six percent of stocks in the "Sold in the USA" portfolio offer juicy dividends, yielding on average 2.7 percent.
Eighty-six people are dying each day from gun violence including eight children; and 3,000 people since Newtown.
Eighty-six of the escapees were serving federal sentences or were awaiting trial for federal offences.Convicts Hunted After Mexican Prison Break Near Border|Christine Pelisek|September 19, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Eighty-six years later came another 19th of April, also famous.The Trial of Theodore Parker|Theodore Parker
The whole number, including non-commissioned officers and men, amounted to one thousand and eighty-six.
But eighty-six years are a heavy load on the shoulders even of a giant.
He is eighty-six years old, and his manners and appearance were dignified in the extreme.
I have now before me a list of eighty-six assumptions of this sort in the Origin of Species alone.Fables of Infidelity and Facts of Faith|Robert Patterson