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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

For a short time.

Usage examples (29)
  • Everyone sings the song of life off-key every once in awhile.
  • Sit down and stay awhile
  • I hope this artist gets to continue with the title awhile longer.
  • It feels good to be terrified every once in awhile! for more
Tutoring comment
  • You may want to visit with someone for "awhile" (a short time) if you haven't seen him or her in "a while" (indefinite period of time).
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