At or during pauses: "She took such tiny bites and set her fork down ... betweentimes" (Anne Tyler).
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(bɪˈtwiːnˌtaɪmz) or


between other activities; during intervals
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at intervals.
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[bɪˈtwiːntaɪmz] ADV betweenwhiles [bɪˈtwiːnwaɪlz] ADVmientras, entretanto
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, betweenwhiles
advin der Zwischenzeit
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References in classic literature ?
Betweentimes Anne grew, shooting up so rapidly that Marilla was astonished one day, when they were standing side by side, to find the girl was taller than herself.
/ Or beneath the reddening elm / The hiding hare setting forth by night / For food." Readers will be aware, by the way, that the Greek head-words in the section titles may mean, respectively: "sigh, token, omen"; "between, betweentimes"; "strength, might, power, ability." A poem in "Dynamis" ends, "And time, shining light beam / arose from the shadows each morning."