sometimes

[ suhm-tahymz ]
/ ˈsʌmˌtaɪmz /

adverb

on some occasions; at times; now and then.

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Origin of sometimes

First recorded in 1520–30; sometime + -s1

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH sometimes

sometime, sometimes
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British Dictionary definitions for sometimes

sometimes
/ (ˈsʌmˌtaɪmz) /

adverb

now and then; from time to time; occasionally
obsolete formerly; sometime
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