Definitions for eighties

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. eighties, 1880s(noun)

    the decade from 1880 to 1889

  2. eighties, 1980s(noun)

    the decade from 1980 to 1989

  3. eighties, mid-eighties(noun)

    the time of life between 80 and 90

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. eighties(noun)ˈeɪtiz

    the 1980s

    a band from the eighties

  2. eightiesˈeɪtiz

    the temperatures between 80 and 89

    The high temperatures will be in the mid eighties.

  3. eightiesˈeɪtiz

    aged between 80 and 89

    I wonder what I'll look like in my eighties?


  1. eighties(Noun)

    The decade of the 1880s, 1980s, etc.

  2. eighties(Noun)

    The decade of one's life from age 80 through age 89.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'eighties' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3919

Translations for eighties

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

eighties(noun plural)

the period of time between one's eightieth and ninetieth birthdays

He is in his eighties.

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