- a cardinal number, 80 plus 3.
- a symbol for this number, as 83 or LXXXIII.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- amounting to 83 in number.
Examples from the Web for eighty-three
Contemporary Examples of eighty-three
Eighty-three percent of people apprehended at the Southwest border were “returned” in 2005, as opposed to only 21 percent in 2012.Is Obama Really the Deporter-in-Chief? Yes and No.
April 30, 2014
Eighty-three percent of Americans rate rainy days and nights as the best time to have sex.It's High Time for Conception: Studies Show Peak Times, Weather for Sex
December 27, 2011
Eighty-three percent of the American electorate believes that federal spending should be cut.Obama's Best Health-Care Fix
November 21, 2010
Eighty-three percent of all state legislative seats are on the line in November.10 More Reasons Dems are Toast
July 30, 2010
Historical Examples of eighty-three
Eighty-three have been offered, of which one only seems to be a pure plagiarism.
Hill died in 1840, his age being placed at eighty-three years.The Book-Hunter in London
John Harrison lived to the good old age of eighty-three years.Captains of Industry
He was eighty-three, and Antwerp was a good league off, or more.
Eighteen hundred and eighty-three Is a very great age for me.The Peace Egg and Other tales
Juliana Horatia Ewing