between periods of work, activity, etc.: a part-time teacher who studied law betweentimes.

Origin of betweentimes

First recorded in 1905–10; between + time + -s1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for betweentimes

Historical Examples of betweentimes

  • Betweentimes I extract bits of information in regard to Montrose and its neighborhood.

  • The shopping for the wedding went on betweentimes, and Winn even escorted them to the city and took part in the shopping.

    A Trooper Galahad

    Charles King

British Dictionary definitions for betweentimes


betweenwhiles (bɪˈtwiːnˌwaɪlz)


between other activities; during intervals
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