American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adv. At times; now and then.
- adv. Obsolete At some previous time; formerly.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- At times; now and then: as, I am sometimes at leisure; sometimes he plays Hamlet, and sometimes Othello.
- At one time; at or for a certain time in the past; formerly; once; sometime.
- Same as sometime.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. obsolete Formerly; sometime.
- adv. At times; at intervals; not always; now and then; occasionally.
- adj. obsolete Former; sometime.
- adv. on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always
- From some + times. (Wiktionary)
“She sometimes wants to mock oldsters for acting young and sometimes to help them do so.”
“LINDENSCHMIED (_from this point on incessantly casting furtive glances sometimes at_ ANDREW, _sometimes at the gun_).”
“«modo ... modo», _now ... now, sometimes ... sometimes_”
“Don't you think that perhaps sometimes success may be -- I don't say it always is -- as high-minded as failure, that a hard-won victory may be as honourable as defeat, that achievement may _sometimes_ be the result not of chance or interest, but of unremitting toil?”
“And sometimes "-- she crossed her crop and looked around at him reflectively --" _sometimes_, do you know, I am almost afraid that you are so very, very good, that perhaps you are becoming almost goody-good. ”
“It must come sometimes -- _all_ chindrel is c'oss _sometimes_, "she added complacently.”
“In the aftermath of the 2008 financial crisis, investors are overly concerned at the possibility of so-called black swan events, said O'Neill, using a term sometimes used to describe unlikely occurrences with severe consequences.”
“Backlog" is a term sometimes used loosely in the industry and may not represent firm orders at all, he said.”
“I get to say her name sometimes dozens of times a day as I engage in the mission of The Sylvia Center.”
“Meghan McCain sometimes is critical of the republican party, stone her, stone her to death!”
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The blue it speaks so full
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