in-between

adjective or noun
in-be·​tween | \ ˌin-bi-ˈtwēn How to pronounce in-between (audio) \

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The summit will cover panel discussions and author talks about a range of important life skills, from financial well-being to physical wellness (and just about everything in between). Mackenzie Dunn, Woman's Day, "Here's the Self-Care Summit Every Book Lover Needs," 6 Mar. 2019 Kopech and McCatty’s conversations range from life to baseball to everything in between. Chapel Fowler, charlotteobserver, "White Sox prospect Michael Kopech stopped listening, went from struggling to sizzling," 27 June 2018 But in between those peaks are huge valleys of knowledge that are simply lost in mist to the vast majority of people. David Roberts, Vox, "My advice for aspiring explainer journalists," 9 Dec. 2018 However, in between all the tea about the future king of England are some other fun royal tidbits. Christopher Rosa, Glamour, "Even Meghan Markle Is Confused By This Habit of Prince Harry’s," 8 Nov. 2018 Jughead is in between two shirtless people who are both motionless, one in a bowing position and one slumped on his side. Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, "Hidden Clues from the New "Riverdale" Season 3 Trailer That You Probably Missed," 29 Aug. 2018 Richardson suggests that extension wearers use a lash conditioning serum in between appointments. Roxanne Adamiyatt, Town & Country, "Every Question You've Ever Had About Lash Extensions Answered," 4 Feb. 2019 Tennessee’s stretch run includes LSU at home on Feb. 23 and a March 2 rematch with Kentucky in between facing Mississippi, Mississippi State and Auburn. Gary B. Graves, The Seattle Times, "SEC’s top schools square off looking for league supremacy," 11 Feb. 2019 The first major storms of the season are forecast to roll in between Wednesday and Friday. *through Nov. 15 Source: GeoMAC Renée Rigdon/THE WALL STREET JOURNAL. Jim Carlton, WSJ, "Trump Administration Seeks Authority for More Logging to Fight Fire Danger," 20 Nov. 2018

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First Known Use of in-between

Adjective or noun

1815, in the meaning defined above

Adverb or preposition

1523, in the meaning defined above

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in-between

noun

English Language Learners Definition of in-between

: a state or position that is in the middle between two other things : a middle position

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