Definition of Eighties in English :

Define Eighties in English

Eighties meaning in English

Meaning of Eighties in English

Pronunciation of Eighties in English

Eighties pronunciation in English

Pronounce Eighties in English


see synonyms of eighties

1. 1880s, eighties

the decade from 1880 to 1889

2. 1980s, eighties

the decade from 1980 to 1989

3. eighties, mid-eighties

the time of life between 80 and 90

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see synonyms of eighties
plural noun
1.  the eighties
2.  one's eighties
3.  in the eighties

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see synonyms of eighties
n. pl. eight·ies
1. The cardinal number equal to 8 × 10.
2. eighties
a. A decade or the numbers from 80 to 89: They were still active in their eighties. Before noon, the temperature shot into the eighties.
b. often Eighties The decade from 80 to 89 in a century.

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