HyperDic: eighties

English > 3 senses of the word eighties:
NOUNtimeeighties, 1880sthe decade from 1880 to 1889
timeeighties, 1980sthe decade from 1980 to 1989
timeeighties, mid-eightiesthe time of life between 80 and 90
eighties > pronunciation
Soundsey'tiyz
RhymesAchilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > eighties: 3 senses > noun 1, time
MeaningThe decade from 1880 to 1889.
Synonym1880s
Broaderdecade, decennary, decenniumA period of 10 years
Spanish1880s, años 1880
Catalandecada del 1880
English > eighties: 3 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe decade from 1980 to 1989.
Synonym1980s
Broaderdecade, decennary, decenniumA period of 10 years
Spanish1980s, años 80, los años ochenta, los ochenta
Catalan1980s, els vuitanta
English > eighties: 3 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningThe time of life between 80 and 90.
Synonymmid-eighties
Part ofold age, years, age, eld, geezerhoodA late time of life
Broadertime of lifeA period of time during which a person is normally in a particular life state
Spanishlos ochenta
Catalanvuitantena

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