betweentimes
adverb Date: 1580 at or during intervals

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  • betweentimes — [bē twēn′hwīlz΄, bi twēn′wīlz΄bi twēn′tīmz΄] adv. at intervals: also betweenwhiles [bē twēn′hwīlz΄, bi twēn′wīlz΄] …   English World dictionary

  • betweentimes —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷.ˌtīmz adverb : at or during intervals spent the bulk of his time writing but betweentimes worked as a janitor and a car salesman * * * /bi tween tuymz /, adv. between periods of work, activity, etc.: a part time teacher who studied law… …   Useful english dictionary

  • betweentimes — /bi tween tuymz /, adv. between periods of work, activity, etc.: a part time teacher who studied law betweentimes. [1905 10; BETWEEN + TIME + S1] * * * …   Universalium

  • betweentimes — Synonyms and related words: ad interim, at infrequent intervals, at intervals, at odd times, at times, at various times, between acts, betweenwhiles, during the interval, en attendant, every so often, for a time, for the meantime, for the nonce,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • betweentimes — at intervals, during intervals …   English contemporary dictionary

  • betweentimes — be·tween·times …   English syllables

  • betweentimes — be•tween•times [[t]bɪˈtwinˌtaɪmz[/t]] adv. at intervals • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • betweenwhiles —  ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ(h)wīlz adverb : betweentimes * * * /bi tween hwuylz , wuylz /, adv. betweentimes. [1760 70; BETWEEN + WHILES] * * * betweenˈtime, betweenˈtimes or betweenˈwhiles adverb At intervals • • • …   Useful english dictionary

  • betweenwhiles — adverb Date: 1656 betweentimes …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • betweenwhiles — /bi tween hwuylz , wuylz /, adv. betweentimes. [1760 70; BETWEEN + WHILES] * * * …   Universalium

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