eighty-nine eighty-nine

Definition(s):

  • (adj) being nine more than eighty

Synonym(s)

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Usage(s):

  1. In recent weeks, I have had the privilege and pleasure of meeting eighty-nine gracious Senators, including all the members of this Committee.
  2. Nineteen eighty-nine was a colossal year for Gorbachev, who had turned 58 in March.
  3. One hundred eighty-nine million dollars' worth of cat-box filler will inevitably follow.

News

  1. Making the grade

    One-hundred-eighty-nine graduates tossed their graduation caps Friday night, wishing to make the end of their 12-year road a beautiful experience. Most will tell you it definitely was. The ceremonies were held at Bruce Field, with graduates’ chairs set up on the field, along with a stage where school officials were situated to hand out diplomas.  Additionally, many balloons were set free to help ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Athens Daily Review

  2. What is a possible future for Zimbabwe after Robert Mugabe?

    Robert Mugabe, age eighty-nine and in failing health, has ruled Zimbabwe since 1980. Zimbabwe faces numerous potential scenarios once he dies or, highly unlikely, if he is defeated in the upcoming summer elections.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Foreign Relations

  3. Hospice Dreams goes out of its way to fulfill Canton woman's wish

    Eighty-nine-year-old Evelyn Guffey is being wheeled out to the Hospice Dreams van by her caregiver, Deb Haggard.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Peoria Journal Star

Quotes

  1. "I think we've got an 8-2 run in us, I sure do," Manuel said. "We've got to keep going. Eighty-nine or 90 wins will get us something."
    on Sep 19, 2007 By: Charlie Manuel Source: ESPN

  2. "To date there have been 103 courts-martial. Eighty-nine service members were convicted, which represents an 86 per cent conviction rate," Mr Stimson told the committee.
    on May 8, 2006 By: Charles Stimson Source: ABC Online

  3. "I like it that way," Feliciano says. "Eighty-nine will be OK. Eighty-eight will be OK if I don't pitch [Sunday], but I wanted 90. It would have been the first time in my life."
    on Oct 3, 2009 By: Pedro Feliciano Source: MLB.com

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