meaning of awhile

awhile meaning in General Dictionary

For a while for some time for a short time

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  • for a short time
  • For a while; for a while; for a few days.

awhile meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Old English ane hwile "(for) some time" (see while (letter.)); generally written as one word since 13c.


awhile meaning in General Dictionary

(adv.) For some time; for a while; for a short while.


Sentence Examples with the word awhile

I don't know how you know this, but I stopped asking questions awhile ago.

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