eighty-five eighty-five

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being five more than eighty

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Another eighty-five years would be the death of me.
  2. OK, so the guy who's been White House correspondent for all of about eighty-five days knows how long any particular diplomatic action should take.
  3. For a ship a hundred voyages round the world, for a man eighty-five years of lifeeither record, measured against ordinary lives and voyages, is worth respect.

News

  1. REPEAT-BMO Private Bank Changing Face of Wealth Study: Wealthy Minnesotans Among Most Likely in the Country to be Self ...

    - Almost eighty percent of wealthy Minnesotans are self-made, one of the highest percentages in the country - Eighty-five percent hold a college degree - Forty percent of Minnesota's affluent are women
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwire

  2. BMO Private Bank Changing Face of Wealth Study: Wealthy Minnesotans Among Most Likely in the Country to be Self-Made

    - Almost eighty percent of wealthy Minnesotans are self-made, one of the highest percentages in the country - Eighty-five percent hold a college degree - Forty percent of Minnesota's affluent are women
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Marketwire

Quotes

  1. "It is a worry because I want to see Steve back to what we all know," said Vaughan. "Eighty-five mph-plus, getting the ball going away from the right-hander, and getting the ball in decent areas. He'll be the first to admit he hasn't done...
    on Mar 8, 2008 By: Michael Vaughan Source: CricInfo.com

  2. "I'm feeling great," Garnett said at training camp. "I'm not all the way back but it's going good. I think everything is right on schedule to where it should be. Eighty-five percent, 90 percent would be pretty accurate."
    on Oct 19, 2009 By: Kevin Garnett Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

  3. "Eighty-five million barrels of oil a day is all the world can produce, and the demand is 87 million," Pickens said. "It's just that simple."
    on May 21, 2008 By: T Boone Pickens Source: MSN Money

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