- 1 (also for ever) For all future time; for always: she would love him foreverMore example sentences
- When seamless stockings were developed it changed the future of ladies hosiery forever.
- Motherhood certainly changes you forever but not always in obvious or particularly visible ways.
- It will never be over in my heart though because she will always be there, forever and ever.
- 1.1A very long time (used hyperbolically): it took forever to get a passportMore example sentences
for always, evermore, for ever and ever, for good, for good and all, for all time, until the end of time, eternally, undyingly, perpetually, in perpetuity; British for evermore; North American forevermore• informal for keeps, until the cows come home, until hell freezes over, until the twelfth of never, until doomsday, until kingdom come• archaic for aye
- We talked for what seemed like forever, we always seemed to have plenty to talk about.
- It's such a long name that you have to wait around forever for them to be done saying it.
- So I stood feeling annoyed and slightly helpless as the pause that now felt like forever continued to stretch on in front of me.
- 2Continually: they are forever on the moveMore example sentences
- You cannot expect him to continue playing forever like he used to when was 25.
- Lisa noted the way his light brown hair fell over his forehead and the way he was forever pushing it back.
- She needs constant care and it is not fair that she is forever on the move.
adjective[attributive] • informal Back to top
- Lasting or permanent: these puppies need a forever home parenting is a forever jobMore example sentences
- My boyfriend told me that the reason he has not proposed yet is because he wants to be set in a stable, forever job.
- When I adopted them, I promised them a forever home.
- No cat should be forgotten, especially those without a family or a forever home.