Definitions

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  • noun ordinal The ordinal form of the number ninety-eight, describing a person or thing in position number 98 of a sequence.
  • noun fractional One of ninety-eight equal parts of a whole.

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Examples

  • Myriad are the examples at Homeboy Industries of homies coloring way outside the lines and being given their ninety-eighth chance.

    Tattoos on the Heart

  • * It was actually the ninety-ninth by Chinese reckoning and the ninety-eighth in the West.

    The Last Empress

  • High enough, it turns out, to place him in the ninety-eighth percentile for cognitive development.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • High enough, it turns out, to place him in the ninety-eighth percentile for cognitive development.

    Chicken Soup for the Soul: Twins and More

  • She was then in her ninety-eighth year; she died just short of the century, which she had hoped to reach.

    Literary Life: A Second Memoir

  • She was then in her ninety-eighth year; she died just short of the century, which she had hoped to reach.

    Literary Life: A Second Memoir

  • At 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 1988, Caroline gave birth to Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, a 7-pound, 12-ounce baby girl named after Rose Kennedy, a month short of her ninety-eighth birthday.

    American Legacy

  • At 3:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 25, 1988, Caroline gave birth to Rose Kennedy Schlossberg, a 7-pound, 12-ounce baby girl named after Rose Kennedy, a month short of her ninety-eighth birthday.

    American Legacy

  • Seriously, I rank telephones about ninety-eighth on my list of ideal ways to communicate, and it's only ahead of "circle-jerk morse code" because phones have a better refractory period.

    Tuesday stuff

  • By the time the ninety-eighth and final wagon had joined the line, the front of the train was over a mile ahead.

    The Frasers Clay

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