adjective or noun
in-be·​tween | \ ˌin-bi-ˈtwēn How to pronounce in-between (audio) \

Definition of in-between

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in between

adverb or preposition

Definition of in between (Entry 2 of 2)

Examples of in-between in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Adverb or preposition Touching my sensitive feminine areas in between my legs. Nicholas Rice,, 9 May 2022 Singleton said Vicky White visited the inmate in between his stints at the county detention facility. Christine Fernando, USA TODAY, 5 May 2022 The star took the opportunity to speak out during her Washington D.C. show on May 4, making a short speech in between songs. Thania Garcia, Variety, 5 May 2022 Rey's family history; the extent and secret source of Luke's profound disillusionment; these and other puzzlers are nicely spaced out by Johnson, in between aerial dogfights and visits to the next planet on the movie's itinerary. Chicago Tribune, 4 May 2022 The adoption of steel shipping containers, and ever larger cargo ships, allowed products to be whisked from Bangladesh and China to Seattle and Tupelo and everywhere in between for astonishingly low prices. New York Times, 3 May 2022 Fashion inspirations from Asia to Africa and everywhere in between will be modeled by a diverse group of Heyman Talent models while DJ Samosa mixes global fusion music. Jason Gonzalez, The Courier-Journal, 2 May 2022 That whirlwind journey from Holy Cross to the University of Washington to Hartford and everywhere in between makes this homecoming that much sweeter for Valley. Alexa Philippou,, 22 Feb. 2022 By contrast, today, from coast to coast and everywhere in between, jobs are plentiful, with current unemployment in the U.S. hovering around four percent. Benjamin Laker, Forbes, 26 Jan. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of in-between

Adjective or noun

1815, in the meaning defined above

Adverb or preposition

1523, in the meaning defined above

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“In-between.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 May. 2022.

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