sometime

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sometime (not comparable)

  1. (US) At an unstated or indefinite time in the future
    I'll see you at the pub sometime this evening
    This will certainly happen sometime in the future
  2. (obsolete) sometimes
  3. (obsolete) At a past time indefinitely referred to; once; formerly.
    • Shakespeare
      Did they not sometime cry "All hail" to me?

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sometime (not comparable)

  1. Former, erstwhile; at some previous time.
    my sometime friend and mentor
    Our sometime sister, now our queen. — Shakespeare.
    Ion, our sometime darling, whom we prized. — Talfourd.
  2. Occasional.

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