American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. One of eight offspring delivered at a single birth.
- n. A group or combination of eight associated by common properties or behavior.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In music, a group of eight notes intended to take the place of six. Also ottamole.
- From octuple (modeled on triplet). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“ANDERSON: Also, explosive new octu-mom developments - octu-mom 911, the just-revealed disturbing calls the octuplet mom made to 911 when she thought one of her kids was missing.”
“Octu-mom 911 - the just revealed disturbing calls the octuplet mom made to 911 when she thought one of her kids was missing.”
“HAMMER: Plus, octu-mom 911 - the just revealed disturbing call the octuplet mom made to 911 when she thought one of her kids was missing.”
“Tonight, the just-revealed startling calls the octuplet mom made to 911 when she thought one of her kids was missing.”
“Before Nadya Suleman burst into our lives by having a litter of kids, I hadn't heard the word "octuplet" more than a few times, and probably a few of those times thought the person was talking about some sort of deep-sea octopus.”
“It's also so rare that Microsoft Word's spellcheck doesn't recognize the word "octuplet," as several online commenters reported.”
“Or this country has its priorities ass backwards because all the news talks about is Michael Jackson, this “controversy,” and the octuplet babies when there is a war right now, health care reform, environmental degradation and the list goes on …. point is there are much more important things to be talking about.”
“I mean, just think how much better the world would be if we could keep folks like Al-Bashir and that octuplet lady from reproducing.”
“Check out this picture of very pregnant octuplet mom Nadya Suleman just eight days before giving birth.”
“Um … okay … TMZ. com is reporting this morning that “OctoMom” octuplet mama Nadya Suleman has been offered $1 million to star in a porno video.”
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