Examples of eighty in a Sentence
The temperature rose to the high eighties.
She is in her mid-eighties.
Recent Examples of eighty from the Web
Over the years Lois also became a skilled tennis and ping pong player and an avid golfer, playing regularly with friends well into her eighties.
Like many people in their seventies and eighties, Buddy Elias and his wife Gertie are downsizing – clearing out the attic and getting rid of several generations’ worth of papers, clutter and possessions from their family home in Basel, Switzerland.
Part portrait of a complex family, part love letter to California in the seventies and eighties, Small Fry is an enthralling book by an insightful new literary voice.
MacNeil, who is gay, and lived in New York in the eighties, gave Elliott a crash course in gay culture, playing her Shirley Bassey and Kraftwerk and Cole Porter and Wagner.
On January 26, 2008, Joseph Weizenbaum, a famed and dissident computer scientist in his eighties, ascended the dais in Davos for what would be one of his last public appearances.
Belichick and Saban, according to Vrentas, met stealthily at a West Point, N.Y., hotel one year in the eighties when Belichick was the Giants’ defensive coordinator and Saban the Houston Oilers’ defensive backfield coach.
In her eighties then and still getting used to the idea of her late-life revival, Page sat near the back of the room.
Orthodox sects did not tightly control access to the site until the eighties, as Likud governments consolidated their victories.
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Origin and Etymology of eighty
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
EIGHTY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eighty for English Language Learners
: the number 80
eighties : the numbers ranging from 80 to 89
: a set of years ending in digits ranging from 80 to 89
EIGHTY Defined for Kids
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