Definition of or or and otherwise in English:

or (or and) otherwise

Indicating the opposite of or a contrast to something stated: we don’t want a president, elected or otherwise
More example sentences
  • Possession or otherwise of an ID card would make not the slightest difference.
  • I haven't seen either show yet, so I will not comment on their respective merits or otherwise.
  • I am yet to meet a man, in a partnership or otherwise, who doesn't exert total domination of this device.
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Word of the day setose
Pronunciation: ˈsiːtəʊs
adjective
bearing bristles or setae; bristly