Simple Definition of figure eight
: something that is shaped like the numeral 8
Full Definition of figure eight
: something resembling the Arabic numeral eight in form or shape: as a : a small knot — see knot illustration b : an embroidery stitch c : a dance pattern d : a skater's figure —called also figure-of-eight
Examples of figure eight in a sentence
The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.
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