Related topics: Numbers
hun‧dred plural hundred or hundreds
the number 100:
The tree was probably a hundred years old.
two/three/four etc hundred
I make nine hundred dollars a week.
a journey of 15 hundred miles
hundreds of people/years/pounds etc
Hundreds of people were reported killed or wounded.
a very large number of things or people
They've had this argument a hundred times before.
hundreds of something
He's had hundreds of girlfriends.
I'm not a hundred percent sure where she lives.
b) British English
I'm still not really feeling a hundred per cent.
4 also give a hundred and ten percent
to do everything you can in order to achieve something:
Everyone on the team gave a hundred percent.
a piece of paper money that is worth 100 dollars or 100 pounds
her hundredth birthday
—hundredth noun [countable]