oftentimes

[aw-fuh n-tahymz, of-uh n-; awf-tuh n, of-]
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Also oft·times [awft-tahymz, oft-, awf-, of-] /ˈɔftˌtaɪmz, ˈɒft-, ˈɔf-, ˈɒf-/.

Origin of oftentimes

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at often, time, -s1
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Word Origin and History for oftentimes

extended form of often, attested from early 15c.

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