• IPA: /əˈwaɪl/, /əˈhwaɪl/

awhile (not comparable)

  1. For some time; for a short time.
    Sit with me awhile.
  2. (US) In the meantime; during an implicit ongoing process.
    Can I get you a drink awhile?
Synonyms Related terms Translations
  • French: un moment, un peu, un instant
  • German: eine Weile
  • Italian: per un po'
  • Portuguese: por um tempo
  • Russian: ненадо́лго
  • Spanish: un rato, algún tiempo

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