oth·​er·​while ˈə-t͟hər-ˌ(h)wī(-ə)l How to pronounce otherwhile (audio)
variants or less commonly otherwhiles
chiefly dialectal
: at another time

Word History

First Known Use

13th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of otherwhile was in the 13th century

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“Otherwhile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otherwhile. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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