[ sik-stee-eyt ]


  1. a cardinal number, 60 plus 8.
  2. a symbol for this number, as 68 or LXVIII.
  3. a set of this many persons or things.


  1. amounting to 68 in number.

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Example Sentences

A woman, sixty-eight, suffers a heart attack and goes into prolonged cardiac arrest.

Sixty-eight-year-old Hannah Harris was arrested Tuesday, accused of stealing purses in her home borough of Brooklyn.

Sixty-eight percent believe it is “very important,” 28 percent just “important.”

Imagine standing somewhere over there on Washington Street on Marathon Monday and watching sixty-eight hundred yous go running by.

Sixty-eight percent of likely voters already express a preference for smaller government and lower taxes.

Including Newcastle, there were then in the whole country, only six clubs and now they number one hundred and sixty-eight!

There were one hundred and sixty-eight official delegates present, and they elected Edmund Pendleton president of the convention.

The first of these unfortunates was of the parish of Barking, aged sixty-eight, a painter and a cripple.

Out of the hundred and twelve cartridges with which they had started the fight, there remained sixty-eight.

There were two hundred and sixty-eight schools, attended by eleven thousand pupils.