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sometimes Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. adverb on certain occasions or in certain cases but not always; at other times for six months"
    • sometimes she wished she were back in England
    • sometimes her photography is breathtaking
    • sometimes they come for a month
WordNet

Some"times` adverb
Etymology
Sometime + adverbial ending -s, as in -wards.
Definitions
  1. Formerly; sometime. Obs.
    That fair and warlike form In which the majesty of buried Denmark Did sometimes march. Shak.
  2. At times; at intervals; now and then;occasionally.
    It is good that we sometimes be contradicted. Jer. Taylor.
Some"times` adjective
Definitions
  1. Former; sometime. Obs.
    Thy sometimes brother's wife. Shak.

Webster 1913


"Rowling never met an adverb she didn't like."

-Stephen King on J.K Rowling's excessive use of adverbs.

Fear not the Adverb Hell!

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