otherwhile

adverb oth·er·while \ ˈə-t͟hər-ˌhwī(-ə)l , -ˌwī(-ə)l \
variants: or less commonly otherwhiles play \ˈə-t͟hər-ˌhwī(-ə)lz, -ˌwī(-ə)lz\

Definition of otherwhile

chiefly dialectal
:at another time

First Known Use of otherwhile

13th century


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