Definition of Eighty-seven

1. Adjective. Being seven more than eighty.

Exact synonyms: 87, Lxxxvii
Similar to: Cardinal



Definition of Eighty-seven

1. Cardinal numeral. The cardinal number immediately following eighty-six and preceding eighty-eight. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eighty-seven

eightvos
eighty
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 (current term)
eighty-seventh
eighty-six
eighty-sixed
eighty-sixes
eighty-sixing
eighty-sixth
eighty-third
eighty-three
eighty-two
eightyfold
eightyish
eigne
eik
eiked

Literary usage of Eighty-seven

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1. Biological Bulletin by Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole, Mass.) (1916)
"BIOLOGICAL BULLETIN eighty-seven GENERATIONS IN A PARTHENO- GENETIC PURE LINE OF APHIS AVEN/E FAB. HE EWING. The chief features of my work with Aphis ..."

2. Colonial Records of Pennsylvania by Samuel Hazard (1853)
"... north eighty-seven degrees and three- quarters west one hundred and thirty-two perches, south seventy- five degrees and ten minutes west two hundred and ..."

3. Annual Report by Ohio State Board of Agriculture (1910)
"These are divided into groups of thoroughbreds, representing the English, Arab and Anglo-Arab, five hundred and sixty-five, or sixteen and eighty-seven ..."

4. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Tu the general astonishment, when the second reading was moved in the Upper House, the Opposition proposed an adjournment, and carried it by eighty-seven ..."

5. The Life of James McNeill Whistler by Elizabeth Robins Pennell, Joseph Pennell (1908)
"THE YEARS EIGHTEEN EIGHTY-FIVE TO EIGHTEEN eighty-seven IN 1885, while we were still in Italy, Whistler moved from Tite Street and took a studio at No. ..."

6. Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American Government by Thomas Hart Benton (1854)
"This excess, which is annually increasing, has placed eighty-seven in waiting until vacancies shall take place, and show that in the next year, probably, ..."

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