niner niner  /ˈnaɪ nər/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the cardinal number that is the sum of eight and one

Usage(s):

  1. Ford, a slinky five-foot-niner with a head as smart as his strokes are slick, is the fair-haired boy of Coach Bob Kiphuth's Yale team.
  2. At Stovepipe Wells in California's Death Valley, where many a forty-niner died of thirst before he could get to the gold fields, two resort operators sank a 200-ft.
  3. An Irish immigrant and forty-niner, McClatchy flopped as a miner before he went into journalism and struck gold.

News

  1. VAN BUREN TOWNSHIP: Belleville High School English instructor wins first Teacher of the Year award

    Daryl Niner was chosen as the district’s first Teacher of the Year.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Belleville View

  2. PFT: Ram-turned-Niner Dahl says SF tips plays

    Now we know why the 49ers hired defensive guru Eric Mangini to serve as an offensive consultant. Safety Craig Dahl , who played last year for a Rams team that went 1-0-1 against the eventual NFC champions, said Wednesday that the Niners tipped offensive plays based on personnel and formation, according to Matt Maiocco of CSNBayArea.com.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  3. Niner Wine Estates promotes Patrick Muran to head winemaker

    Patrick Muran, who joined Niner Wine Estates in 2009 as assistant winemaker, has been promoted to head winemaker.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Quotes

  1. "Caldwell ground, Saratoga niner two five three November, ready to taxi with mike at airbound right turnout northeastbound," Kennedy told ground controllers at the Essex County, New Jersey, airport where he began an ill-fated flight to Cape Cod...
    on Feb 7, 2007 By: John F Kennedy Jr Source: Reuters India

  2. "Well, if I could, I'd really like to wear Number 9," Brannan said, chuckling into the telephone. "That's my nickname now. My friends all call me Niner because I have nine fingers. Nine would be cool."
    on Feb 20, 2007 By: Cooper Brannan Source: Arizona Republic

  3. "They had no spots for me," LaBoy said. "Of course, I would have loved to have played for them, my hometown team. I grew up a Niner fan but I'm very happy playing in Arizona."
    on Sep 7, 2008 By: Travis LaBoy Source: Marin Independent-Journal

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