oftener meaning


    Definition of oftener in English Dictionary

  • AdverbBFoftenCOMmore oftenSUPmost oftenSUPoftenestSUF-er
    1. more often.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • I don't really read French, but I can often guess enough to get the drift.
        • Loveless marriages often end in divorce because they are built on sand.
        • These days, toilet bowls are most often of porcelain ; however, one can find some of stainless steel, and even of resin of polymers.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Often found in the phrase You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
        • Often used with the studio is the egg-crate, which minimizes side spill and does make the beam a bit more controllable.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • At higher altitudes you need to breathe your horse more often.
        • Her mother laid it on thick, telling her to call home more often.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -er

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en softener
        2. en often
        3. en outener
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Meaning of oftener for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "oftener" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
        Definiteness: Level 1
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