[ US /ˈeɪtiɪθ/ ]
[ UK /ˈe‍ɪti‍əθ/ ]
  1. the ordinal number of eighty in counting order
  1. position 80 in a countable series of things
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How To Use eightieth In A Sentence

  • He had passed an unsettled life in continued exile up to his eightieth year; having been harassed with many contumelies and injuries, he had endured with difficulty a miserable and anxious existence, in continual trepidation; famine had driven him out of the land whither he had gone, by the command and under the auspices of God, into Egypt. Commentary on Genesis - Volume 1
  • The stamps have been issued to mark the eightieth anniversary of Russia's counter - intelligence service.
  • He has been the recipient of three Festschriften (for his sixtieth, seventieth and eightieth birthdays) and a special edition of the Journal of Modern History.
  • Ertegun explained: The name Atlantic was probably about our eightieth choice, because every name we came up with . . . had already been taken. . . The Man Behind the Music
  • Ocean, inclusive of the Bering Sea, which is situated to the north of the thirty-fifth degree of north latitude and eastward of the one hundred and eightieth degree of longitude from Greenwich till it strikes the water boundary described in Article I of the treaty of 1867 between the United States and Russia, and following that line up to Bering A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents Volume 8, part 2: Grover Cleveland
  • All our family came to our grandfather's eightieth birthday party.
  • The contract might then specify that each year of service entitles the employee to one-eightieth of that figure.
  • To celebrate Ian Hamilton Finlay's eightieth birthday, Edinburgh saw no fewer than three retrospective exhibitions, which together illustrated something of his range as a poet, printmaker and sculptor.
  • In the eightieth year of her age she was seized with an inward burning fever, which wasted her insensibly by its intense heat; at the same time an imposthume was formed in her lungs; and a violent and most tormenting scurvy, attended with a corroding hideous stinking ulcer, ate away her jaws and mouth, and deprived her of her speech. The Lives of the Fathers, Martyrs, and Principal Saints January, February, March
  • For my Aunt Gertrude ' s eightieth ," he told the second one in a store at El Con. KISS OF THE BEES
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