perchance

adverb per·chance \ pər-ˈchan(t)s \
Updated on: 17 Apr 2018

Examples of perchance in a Sentence

  1. “To sleep: perchance to dream…” Shakespeare, Hamlet

  2. perchance he is playing the devil's advocate, and the opinions he has expressed are not actually his own

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Origin and Etymology of perchance

Middle English parchaunce, from Anglo-French par chance, by chance


PERCHANCE Defined for English Language Learners

perchance

Definition of perchance for English Language Learners

  • : maybe but not definitely


PERCHANCE Defined for Kids

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adverb per·chance \ pər-ˈchans \

Definition of perchance for Students



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