Tuesday, June 07, 2005
Definitions for betimes
- Early; in good time; before it is late.
- At times; on occasion.
- [Archaic] Soon; in a short time.
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Citations for betimes
But it takes a piece of political theatre, like yesterday's release of the Iraq dossier, to get us out of bed betimes.
It looks like it's trying to clear this morning, though waves of drizzle betimes pass through.
Origin of betimes
Betimes is from Middle English bitimes, from bi, "by" + time, "time."