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1. eighties

noun. ['ˈeɪtiːz'] the time of life between 80 and 90.

Synonyms

  • mid-eighties
  • geezerhood
  • old age
  • years
  • time of life
  • eld

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature
  • old

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Words that Rhyme with Eighties

  • euphrates
  • kuwaitis
  • haitis
  • haiti's
  • eighty's

Example sentences of the word eighties


1. Noun, plural
A dress that was new in the eighties will look just right with a kitten-heel granny boot.

Quotes containing the word eighties


1. From my earliest years I had always wanted to be a writer. It was not that I had any particular message for humanity. I am still plugging away and not the ghost of one so far, so it begins to look as though, unless I suddenly hit mid-season form in my eighties, humanity will remain a message short.
- P.G. Wodehouse, Wodehouse On Wodehouse

2. mid-eighties

noun. the time of life between 80 and 90.

Synonyms

  • eighties
  • geezerhood
  • old age
  • years
  • time of life
  • eld

Antonyms

  • immature
  • oldness
  • mature
  • old

3. eighties

noun. ['ˈeɪtiːz'] the decade from 1980 to 1989.

Synonyms

  • decennium
  • decennary
  • decade

Antonyms

  • majority
  • minority
  • rejuvenate

4. eighties

noun. ['ˈeɪtiːz'] the decade from 1880 to 1889.

Synonyms

  • decennium
  • decennary
  • decade
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