interwar

[ in-ter-wawr ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈwɔr /

adjective

occurring during a period of peace between two wars, especially between World War I and World War II.

QUIZZES

BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

We know you’ll tackle this quiz totis viribus! See how many words from the week of Oct 12–18, 2020 you get right!
Question 1 of 7
What does “Indigenous” mean?

Origin of interwar

First recorded in 1935–40; inter- + war1
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for interwar

British Dictionary definitions for interwar

interwar
/ (ˌɪntəˈwɔː) /

adjective

of or happening in the period between World War I and World War II
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012