on-again, off-again

adjective

Definition of on-again, off-again

: existing briefly and in an intermittent unpredictable way
  • on-again, off-again fads

First Known Use of on-again, off-again

1946

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ON-AGAIN, OFF-AGAIN Defined for English Language Learners

on-again, off-again

Definition of on-again, off-again for English Language Learners

  • : happening or existing at some times and not at other times


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