noun, plural nine·ties.
Examples from the Web for ninety
Ninety percent of women waiters get harassed sexually, according to a recent study.
Ninety minutes later, Scheunemann told the organizers of the ski club about the chairlift incident.
There only be nine thousand, nine hundred and ninety pound here.Inside London’s Wild Brixton Academy: How Gangsters and Kurt Cobain Made It London’s Top Music Venue|Tom Sykes|September 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Ninety miles from American shores, the Castro family rules over the island prison of Cuba guided by communist principles.
At Space Ninety 8, you can sport your hipster badge with pride.
On turning the paper through ninety degrees or by actual measurement, the extent of the illusion will become apparent.Visual Illusions|Matthew Luckiesh
During the day his Lee-Metfords, at ninety yards' range, might be trusted to keep the place clear of intruders.The Wings of the Morning|Louis Tracy
Whales, all of ninety feet in length, stayed about the ship several days at a time.
The day arrived, and before nine o'clock in the morning the mercury stood at ninety degrees in the shade.The Wit of Women|Kate Sanborn
With the thermometer at ninety, for days he had pushed ahead, determined to find the Shoshones.The Conquest|Eva Emery Dye
British Dictionary definitions for ninety
noun plural -ties
- amounting to ninetyninety times out of a hundred
- (as pronoun)at least ninety are thought to be missing