every once in a while

Definition of every once in a while

  1. :  sometimes but not often :  from time to time :  occasionally We still see each other every once in a while.

Word by Word Definitions

everyplay
  1. :  being each individual or part of a group without exception

    :  being each in a series or succession

    :  being all taken severally

onceplay
  1. :  one time and no more

    :  at any one time :  under any circumstances :  ever

    :  at some indefinite time in the past :  formerly

  1. :  one single time :  one time at least

  1. :  that once was :  former

  1. :  at the moment when :  as soon as

whileplay
  1. :  a period of time especially when short and marked by the occurrence of an action or a condition :  time

    :  the time and effort used (as in the performance of an action) :  trouble

  1. :  during the time that

    :  as long as

    :  when on the other hand :  whereas

  1. :  until


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