ninety/ninety-nine percent of the time

Definition of ninety/ninety-nine percent of the time

  1. :  on most occasions :  usually I hate to admit it, but he's right ninety percent of the time.

Word by Word Definitions

ninetyplay
  1. :  the numbers 90 to 99

    :  the years 90 to 99 in a lifetime or century

percentplay
  1. :  in the hundred :  of each hundred

  1. :  one part in a hundred

    :  percentage

    :  securities bearing a specified rate of interest

  1. :  reckoned on the basis of a whole divided into 100 parts

    :  paying interest at a specified percent

timeplay
  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment


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