a female given name.
[nahyn-tee] /ˈnaɪn ti/ noun, plural nineties. 1. a cardinal number, ten times nine. 2. a symbol for this number, as 90 or XC. 3. a set of this many persons or things. 4. nineties, the numbers, years, degrees, or the like, from 90 through 99, as in referring to numbered streets, indicating the years of […]
- Ninety-day wonder
[nahyn-tee-dey] /ˈnaɪn tiˌdeɪ/ noun, Informal. 1. an officer commissioned in a branch of the armed forces after an unusually short training period, especially after a three-months officers’ training course during World War II. noun phrase [WWI armed forces; based on nine-days’ wonder]
[nahyn-tee-eyt] /ˈnaɪn tiˈeɪt/ noun 1. a cardinal number, 90 plus 8. 2. a symbol for this number, as 98 or XCVIII. 3. a set of this many persons or things. adjective 4. amounting to 98 in number.
[nahyn-tee-eytth, -eyth] /ˈnaɪn tiˈeɪtθ, -ˈeɪθ/ adjective 1. next after the ninety-seventh; being the ordinal number for 98. 2. being one of 98 equal parts. noun 3. a ninety-eighth part, especially of one (1/98). 4. the ninety-eighth member of a series.