Definition for whiles (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), whiled, whil·ing.
Origin of while
Can be confusedwhile wile
Examples from the Web for whiles
Dicky Betts, alternate lead guitar to Duane, whiles away the flight swapping comic books with the bassist, Berry Oakley.Stacks: Hitting the Note with the Allman Brothers Band|Grover Lewis|March 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sales of the Ram Truck line were up 29 percent year over year, whiles sales of the Dodge Durango SUV were up 117 percent.
Whiles that in all Citees and common wealthes, the Princes and gouer-The force of lawes.A booke called the Foundacion of Rhetorike|Richard Rainolde
Ye whiles tap, and whiles slice, and whiles heel, or ye hit her aff the tae.
Zadoch, Zadoch said Doctor Zacharie, (cutting him off) thou threatenest the aire, whiles wee perish heere on earth.
Whiles 'tis called "a feast of fat things full of marrow, of wine on the lees well refined."
And whiles the best o' them will be wild where a bonny lassie is concerned.The Lost Lady of Lone|E.D.E.N. Southworth
British Dictionary definitions for whiles (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for whiles (2 of 2)
conjunction Also: whilst (waɪlst)
Word Origin for while
Idioms and Phrases with whiles
In addition to the idioms beginning with while
- while away
- while back
- while there's life there's hope
- all the time (while)
- a while back
- every now and then (once in a while)
- fiddle while Rome burns
- get out while the getting is good
- in a while
- make hay while the sun shines
- once in a while
- quit while you're ahead
- strike while the iron's hot
- worth one's while