Definition of meantime in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːntʌɪm/


(also in the meantime)
Meanwhile: in the meantime I’ll make some enquiries of my own Scotland, meantime, had her own monarchs
More example sentences
  • Arnold, in the meantime, is playing the same role he always does but actually seems to be enjoying himself for once.
  • In any event, the mortgage interest relief regime might change in the meantime.
  • You have to rip off your costume and hope that you don't get spotted in the meantime.


Middle English (as a noun): from mean3 + time.

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