Definition of oftentimes in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɒf(ə)ntʌɪmz/


Archaic or North American form of often.
Example sentences
  • I think when a movement happens, oftentimes it usually doesn't come down to one person.
  • Corporations have the money to snap up the tickets, and oftentimes the regular fan gets left out.
  • You know, lawyers oftentimes get criticized about the justice system.


Late Middle English: extended form of oft-times, influenced by often.

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