adjective[attributive] • archaic or • literary
- Of varying types; several: in divers placesMore example sentences
- For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
- Shakespeare mocks such ethical conundrums in divers ways.
- Then you take them home and by divers evil arts turn them into lamp bases, photo frames and, oh, irony - bookends.
Middle English: via Old French from Latin diversus 'diverse', from divertere 'turn in separate ways' (see divert).