Definition of Eighty-six

1. Adjective. Being six more than eighty.

Exact synonyms: 86, Lxxxvi
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Definition of Eighty-six

1. Cardinal numeral. The cardinal number immediately following eighty-five and preceding eighty-seven. ¹

2. Verb. (colloquial) To cancel an order for food. ¹

3. Verb. (colloquial) To remove an item from the menu. ¹

4. Verb. (colloquial) To remove or eject, as a disruptive customer ¹

5. Verb. (colloquial) To throw out; discard. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eighty-six

eighty-eight
eighty-eighth
eighty-fifth
eighty-first
eighty-firsts
eighty-five
eighty-four
eighty-fourth
eighty-nine
eighty-ninth
eighty-one
eighty-oneth
eighty-second
eighty-seven
eighty-seventh
eighty-six (current term)
eighty-sixed
eighty-sixes
eighty-sixing
eighty-sixth
eighty-third
eighty-three
eighty-two
eightyfold
eightyish
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Literary usage of Eighty-six

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1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1888)
"... ffn dollar* unpaid tax was also received by petitioners, leaving the indebtedness eighty-one thousand four hundred and eighty-six ,»„«„' dollars. ..."

2. Colonial Records of Pennsylvania by Samuel Hazard (1853)
"... north eighty-six degrees, west ninety-two ... south eighty-six degrees and a quarter, west eighty-seven ..."

3. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1868)
"By MARCUS KEANE, MRIA With one hundred and eighty-six Illustrations. 4to. Dublin: 1867. 3. The Cathedral, or Abbey Church of Iona. By the Messrs. ..."

4. The Life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1908)
"THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FOUR TO EIGHTEEN EIGHTY- SIX IN the autumn of 1884, Whistler joined the Society of British Artists. Years later, once, when a ..."

5. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"On the county of Twiggs, eight hundred eighty-six dollars and fifty- ... On the parish of Ascension, six hundred thirty-seven dollars eighty- six cents. ..."

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