What does off-and-on mean?

Definitions for off-and-on

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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. 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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