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- n. Plural form of eighty.
- n. The decade of the 1880s, 1980s, etc.
- n. The decade of one's life from age 80 through age 89.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the decade from 1980 to 1989.
- n. the time of life between 80 and 90.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the decade from 1880 to 1889
- n. the decade from 1980 to 1989
- n. the time of life between 80 and 90
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One reason so many good horror writer went to seed in the eighties is they kept trying to do and say the same thing in the same way.
Anyone who came through the eighties is also used to the idea that from time to time a pea-brain can take charge of the White House and make his country do very silly things.
I think an important feature of the eighties is the growing preeminence of government-to-government relationships in international economic decision-making.
Snow - Orhan Pamuk: religious fundamentalism clashes with militaristic state repression in eighties eastern Turkey
Yeager, now in his mid-eighties, is a supporter of right-wing right-to-life Congressmensch Duncan Hunter, who supported a bill that allows parents to sue pornographers for imperiling their children.
The former ‘Surreal Life’ star unzipped his fly and treated Nellz to a shot of the most famous box of family jewels in eighties porn.
Reviewed by Sally Singer ( "Retail Therapy," May 2005) "Rudnick's novel is affectionate and shticky, and wickedly perceptive about consumer/status culture in eighties Manhattan, when everything was literally up for grabs."
Rudnick's novel is affectionate and shticky, and wickedly perceptive about consumer/status culture in eighties Manhattan, when everything was literally up for grabs.
Listed below are the biggest drops in the Dow Jones Industrial Average for the ten years we call the eighties.
The third element in Ontario Hydro's strategy for the eighties is diversification.