- while there's life, there's hope,
Origin of whilst
Examples from the Web for whilst
Whilst Whitacre never defined himself as an “ally,” this remains a cautionary tale of what not to do.
But recently, the MPAA has loosened the stick in its collective ass and allowed women to go there whilst maintaining an R rating.Oral Sex Comes of Age in Hollywood: ‘Gone Girl’ the Latest Film to Showcase Female Pleasure|Marlow Stern|October 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What has allowed him to continue his activities for so long, whilst leaving such an extensive open-source trail?
The clothes generated electronic sounds that played in the night club, whilst the audience watched from sunken sofas.
Whilst David Cameron is winning in the polls, Miriam is winning the battle of the WAGS without even trying.
Admiration is in its nature respectful, whilst desire tends to profane its object.Lectures on the true, the beautiful and the good|Victor Cousin
The night swallowed them up; and Eileen sat waiting, whilst the band played softly and voices chatted incessantly around her.The Haunting of Low Fennel|Sax Rohmer
He is wondrous loth to hazard his credulity, and whilst he fears to believe amiss, believes nothing.Microcosmography|John Earle
And most often whilst society dines or dances and the elect applaud with languid grace the newest play by Mr. Bernard Shaw.The Heart of a Woman|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
We are here; and whilst this is close to you no foul thing can approach.Dracula|Bram Stoker
Word Origin for whilst
late 14c., from while (q.v.) with adverbial genitive -s-, and excrescent -t- (as in amongst, amidst).