eightieth eightieth  /ˈeɪ ti ɪθ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) position 80 in a countable series of things
  2. (adj) the ordinal number of eighty in counting order

Usage(s):

  1. To celebrate his eightieth year, he has had seven one-man shows.
  2. On his eightieth birthday d'Arcy learned that the Prohibition forces had been using his ballad as dry propaganda for years.

News

  • Writer William Harrison dies

    Renowned fiction writer William Harrison , who lived in Fayetteville for the last 50 years, died yesterday. He was a week shy of his eightieth birthday. A novelist, short story writer, and screenwriter, his works include the short story "Roller Ball Murder," made into the film "Rollerball" in 1975 (he wrote the screenplay) and the novels "Burton and Speke" and " Africana. " In all, he published ...
    on October 23, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

Quotes

  1. "It is a delightful privilege to take on this role just in time for the eightieth anniversary year of the Royal Flying Doctor Service," Mr Fischer said in a statement.
    on Nov 10, 2007 By: Tim Fischer Source: The Age

  2. "Your professional journey has brought diagnostic and potentially life-saving evaluation to women with abnormal Pap smears. Even now, in your eightieth year, you are bringing colposcopy information to the clinics of Western Maryland," wrote Dr....
    on Dec 6, 2009 By: Donna Shalala Source: Baltimore Sun

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