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Princeton's WordNet

  1. fitful, interrupted, off-and-on(a)(adverb)

    intermittently stopping and starting

    "fitful (or interrupted) sleep"; "off-and-on static"

  2. off and on, on and off(adverb)

    not regularly

    "they phone each other off and on"


  1. off and on(Adverb)



  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of off and on in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of off and on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Katie Marsh:

    It got so bad that I had trouble getting out of bed, getting off and on the toilet and even dressing myself.

  2. Steven Bowditch:

    I don't know what I did on 18, It was tough off and on... It got really windy early, then slowed down, windy( again), changed direction. .

  3. Joseph Gordon-Levitt:

    He's articulate, smart, very much the same, i've been seeing him off and on for a year -- actually, more than that. I saw him last week or two weeks ago to show him the final film.

  4. Jeff Weaver:

    Look, I have worked for him off and on for 30 years, I managed his Senate mapping in 2006, a very vicious race where we were attacked on television and elsewhere, we never went negative and I think voters appreciated that.

  5. Kristen Stewart:

    I do not approach my life tactfully at all, i'm incredibly impulsive and I am definitely an intense weirdo. I love living and I love people. They trip me out and I want to know more about them all the time. That isn't something I can turn off and on.

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