oftener

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From often +‎ -er (comparative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

oftener

  1. more often
    • 1923, Liam O'Flaherty, “Tuesday”, in Thy Neighbour's Wife, First paperback edition edition, Wolfhound Press, ISBN 0-86327-328-9, page 127:
      There were more sheebeens in Inverara than churches, which of course was natural enough, for alcohol cannot be put into a condensed state like the Grace of God, to be consumed on or off the premises. It takes up more space and has to be consumed in greater bulk and oftener in order to produce the desired effect.