otherwhile

adverb
oth·​er·​while | \ ˈə-t͟hər-ˌ(h)wī(-ə)l How to pronounce otherwhile (audio) \
variants: or less commonly otherwhiles \ ˈə-​t͟hər-​ˌ(h)wī(-​ə)lz How to pronounce otherwhile (audio) \

Definition of otherwhile

chiefly dialectal
: at another time

First Known Use of otherwhile

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Otherwhile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/otherwhile. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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