whilst

conjunction
\ˈhwī(-ə)lst, ˈwī(-ə)lst\

Definition of whilst 

chiefly British

: while

Examples of whilst in a Sentence

I like to get my knitting done whilst watching the telly. whilst a good worker, he's not a very good manager

First Known Use of whilst

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whilst

Middle English whilest, alteration of whiles

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The first known use of whilst was in the 14th century

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