forever

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

1for·ev·er

adverb \fə-ˈrev-ər, f-; Southern often fə-ˈe-və\

: for an endless time : for all time

: for a very long time

: at all times

Full Definition of FOREVER

1
:  for a limitless time <wants to live forever>
2
:  at all times :  continually <is forever making bad puns>

Examples of FOREVER

  1. She was convinced that she would live forever.
  2. I've been waiting forever for the doctor.
  3. a dog that was forever chasing cars
  4. He's forever asking silly questions.

First Known Use of FOREVER

circa 1500

Related to FOREVER

2forever

noun

: an extremely long time : a time that seems to last forever

Full Definition of FOREVER

:  a seemingly interminable time :  excessively long <it took her forever to find the answer>

Examples of FOREVER

  1. After what seemed like forever, I was able to see the doctor.
  2. It took forever to find his keys.

First Known Use of FOREVER

1858

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