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  • n. The cardinal number immediately following ninety-seven — ninety plus eight — and preceding ninety-nine.

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  • adj. being eight more than ninety

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Examples

  • Take one down and pass it around, ninety-eight bottles of love on the wall.

    The Bushman Way of Tracking God

  • "Small Change" points out that digital communication would have been of no use in Montgomery, Alabama, "a town where ninety-eight per cent of the black community could be reached every Sunday morning at church."

    Brendan Smith: Is Social Networking Useless for Social Change?

  • Mr. Eustace Craven, whose bowels have emptied like clockwork for every one of his ninety-eight years, has had a decent BM all day.

    Excerpt: Sing Them Home by Stephanie Kallos

  • Once I’d done my homework, I’d go talk to my Grandaddy Stockett, who, at ninety-eight, still has a remarkable memory.

    Kathryn Stockett - An interview with author

  • Ninety-seven to ninety-eight percent of the 1,372 scientists polled in 2010 by Stanford University agree that humans are forcing Earth's climate by burning fossil fuels, releasing heat-trapping greenhouse gases.

    Dr. Reese Halter: Missing Arctic Sea Ice: Wake-Up Call

  • But she's only lived here since nineteen ninety-eight.

    Bobblehead Meg

  • I had gotten a ninety-eight, and I had an A on my english essay.

    Family Storms

  • I did hear Kiera whisper to Margot that my family was poorer relatives, but from what I could see of the Marches, ninety-eight or ninety-nine percent of the country was poorer than the Marches.

    Family Storms

  • Newspapers took two cents of journalism and wrapped in ninety-eight cents of overhead and distraction.

    Boing Boing

  • “The FBI says they are ninety-eight percent certain the tape is valid evidence.”

    Miracles, Inc.

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