mid-eighties mid-eighties

Definition(s):

  • (n) the time of life between 80 and 90

Usage(s):

  1. She had come to Wall Street in the mid-eighties, when the junk-bond boom spawned a new class of globe-trotting financiers.
  2. Mother preferred Smith, but now she's in her mid-eighties and doesn't care any more.

News

  • Kevin Vaughn wins at Hudson event

    Overcast skies met the Bartlesville Bassmasters as they competed on Hudson Lake this past weekend in their regular monthly tournament. As the day progressed, a slight wind from the south prevailed and the air temps rose to the mid-eighties. The water was slightly above normal level, 72 degrees and depending on where one fished, ranged from downright muddy, to murky, to stained.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Quotes

  1. Monte Conner, Senior VP AnR of Roadrunner Records, commented: "Though I only met Bob once and corresponded with him a few times, he is definitely someone whom I looked up to as a mentor back in the mid-Eighties. Through his magazine KickAss, I was...
    on Nov 7, 2007 By: Monte Conner Source: Metal Hammer

  2. "This was the mid-eighties and my dad had tall, lanky, but very athletic black guys on the team like Julius Chirwa and Joel 'Fire' Masilela. In those days there weren't fences around houses and we had a swimming pool in the front garden. These lanky...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Clive Barker Source: The Daily Maverick

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