a cardinal number, 80 plus 2.
a symbol for this number, as 82 or LXXXII.
a set of this many persons or things.


amounting to 82 in number.

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Contemporary Examples of eighty-two

Historical Examples of eighty-two

  • They told the story of a queen who had lived to be eighty-two years old.

    Ancient Man

    Hendrik Willem van Loon

  • He lived many years in peace and honor, and died in 1820, at the age of eighty-two.

    Biographical Stories

    Nathaniel Hawthorne

  • Dey will not take de scrip at eighty-two, and I tink dey are right.

  • At eighty-two he was still, as he put it, 'codifying like any dragon.'

  • Why, eighty-two per cent of the women of this country are wage-earning women!

    The Convert

    Elizabeth Robins