- a cardinal number, 70 plus 5.
- a symbol for this number, as 75 or LXXV.
- a set of this many persons or things.
- a gun with a 75-mm caliber.
- the field gun of that caliber used in the French and U.S. armies in World War I.
- amounting to 75 in number.
Examples from the Web for seventy-five
Contemporary Examples of seventy-five
Seventy-five percent of the collection was done by the time he got there.Fashion Designer Oscar de la Renta, American Great, Dead at 82
October 21, 2014
Seventy-five years ago, ‘War of the Worlds’ hit the airwaves, setting off a national panic.When Mars Attacked 75 Years Ago—And Everyone Believed It
October 29, 2013
Seventy-five percent of small businesses now say they are going to be forced to either fire workers or cut their hours.Obamacare Fear-Mongering Hall of Fame: Death Panels and More
September 30, 2013
In late April, a tornado struck near Donovan, killing seventy-five people.Babe Ruth’s Summer of Records
September 29, 2013
Seventy-five percent of borrowers use their Lending Club financing for debt consolidation or credit-card debt.Why Is Larry Summers Signing Up With Lending Club?
December 14, 2012
Historical Examples of seventy-five
They have to be married seventy-five years before they can have one.Samantha Among the Brethren, Part 3.
Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
In 1810 there were 58,046, an increase of seventy-five per cent.The Works of Whittier, Volume VII (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
Being of steady habits, he saved in that time about seventy-five dollars.Cleveland Past and Present
As it stands, your cut will be seventy-five—if he splits with you, and I think he will.Old Man Curry
Charles E. (Charles Emmett) Van Loan
They were fifteen; it amounted therefore to seventy-five francs.L'Assommoir