[ bih-tween-hwahylz, -wahylz ]


Origin of betweenwhiles

First recorded in 1760–70; between + whiles

Words Nearby betweenwhiles Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use betweenwhiles in a sentence

  • betweenwhiles he was rubbing his tender nose, carefully and lovingly.

    The Princess Elopes | Harold MacGrath
  • betweenwhiles he scowled over the plantation account-books, made rough estimates, added and balanced, and scowled the harder.

    Adventure | Jack London
  • He's worse now; I think he forgets betweenwhiles what was said the last time they looked.

  • Do thou harness whichever I fling thee, and betweenwhiles protect the team.

  • One sipped and tasted and stopped betweenwhiles to think on the aroma of it.

    Sudden Jim | Clarence Budington Kelland