Meaning of AFTER A WHILE in English
- AFTER A WHILE
informal or in a while adv. phr. Later, at some time in the future; after a time that is not short and not long. "Dad, will you help me make this model plane?" "After a while, Jimmy, when I finish reading the newspaper." The boys gathered some wood, and in a while, a hot fire was burning.
Synonym: BY AND BY.
Antonym: RIGHT AWAY.
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