Eighty meaning

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The cardinal number equal to 8 × 10.
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Eight times ten.
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The cardinal number between seventy-nine and eighty-one; 80; LXXX.
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the eighties
  • the numbers or years, as of a century, from eighty through eighty-nine
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Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

the eighties

Origin of eighty

  • Middle English eighti from Old English eahtatig oktō(u) in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition