ninety-nine times out of a hundred

Definition of ninety-nine times out of a hundred


  1. :  almost always Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, you can fix the problem by restarting the computer.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  multiplied by

  1. :  in a direction away from the inside or center

    :  outside

    :  from among others

  1. :  eject, oust

    :  to identify publicly as being such secretly

    :  to identify as being a closet homosexual

  1. : used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. :  situated outside :  external

    :  out-of-bounds

    :  situated at a distance :  outlying

  1. :  outside

    :  one who is out of office or power or on the outside

    :  an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. :  the numbers 100 to 999

    :  a great number

    :  a 100-dollar bill

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