figure eight

noun

Definition of figure eight

  1. :  something resembling the Arabic numeral eight in form or shape: such asa :  a small knot — see knot illustrationb :  an embroidery stitchc :  a dance patternd :  a skater's figure —called also figure-of-eight

Examples of figure eight in a sentence

  1. The skater traced a figure eight on the ice.

1748

First Known Use of figure eight

1748


FIGURE EIGHT Defined for English Language Learners

figure eight

noun

Definition of figure eight for English Language Learners

  • : something that is shaped like the numeral 8


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