[ US /ˈeɪtiz/ ]
[ UK /ˈeɪtɪz/ ]
[ UK /ˈeɪtɪz/ ]
- the decade from 1980 to 1989
- the decade from 1880 to 1889
- the time of life between 80 and 90
How To Use eighties In A Sentence
- Hats were popular in the eighties though mostly on girls, so wearing my fedora was a given. The Devil’s in the Diva
- The Cameo cinema in Edinburgh has just announced an Eighties all-nighter, featuring saccharine delights such as Pretty in Pink and Ferris Bueller's Day Off.
- This has provoked anger among some Labour veterans who spent the Eighties in vicious battles with the impossibilist left to return the party to electability. Despite their hopes of a great revival, the left got left behind
- The Sixties versus the Eighties, in fact. The question is - does it work?
- Once we hit our eighties the temptation is to stay indoors and just sit around. Times, Sunday Times
- She sees a bigger picture. ‘It's all about defining a fulfilled life in a culture that has no real experience of people in their eighties and nineties.’
- In particular, I can't stand the central atrium; it gives me a bad eighties feeling - of wine bars, terrycloth sweatbands, neon flamingos.
- It almost has the look of a city of the future, as seen in movies of the seventies and eighties!
- Giving priority to developmental work was appropriate in the circumstances of Nottinghamshire in the mid-eighties and still remains so in many respects.
- The Oklahoma bombing of 1995, which killed more than 160 people, emerged out of a netherworld of shadowy right-wing militias that grew up during the Eighties and early Nineties.