Definition of eighty-eight 

(Entry 1 of 3)

: being one more than 87 in number eighty-eight years — see Table of Numbers


Definition of eighty-eight (Entry 2 of 3)

: 88 countable persons or things not specified but under consideration and being enumerated eighty-eight are here eighty-eight were found



Definition of eighty-eight (Entry 3 of 3)

1 : eight and 80 : four times 22 : eight times 11

2a : 88 units or objects a total of eighty-eight

b : a group or set of 88

3 : the numerable quantity symbolized by the arabic numerals 88

4 : the 88th in a set or series

5 or eighty-eights , [ so called from the standard number of keys ] slang : piano

6 : an 88 millimeter gun

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