awhile awhile  /ə ˈwaɪl/


  • (adv) for a short time


  • Mischel told his subjects they could have one little treat now or two if they waited awhile.


  1. Concert review: Ricky Skaggs and Kentucky Thunder

    In music, you can indeed go home again. Ricky Skaggs got his start in bluegrass music, sharing the stage with Bill Monroe at age 6, yet it wasn’t until the early 1980s that he broke into mainstream country and charted three No. 1 albums in a row. But such success is fleeting, and after awhile
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

  2. Extra points: Chances Michigan-Notre Dame returns; an all-state All-Big Ten sweep?

    If the Michigan-Notre Dame football rivalry resumes after 2014, it will likely take awhile.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Bernard Hopkins vs. Karo Murat Reportedly Called off Due to Visa Issues

    It appears that fans anticipating Bernard Hopkins' first defense of his IBF Light Heavyweight championship belt will have to wait awhile. His scheduled defense against Karo Murat has reportedly been canceled.  According to Boxingscene .com , the fight has been called off due to visa issues. The matchup was supposed to headline a televised Showtime card at the Barclay's Center in Brooklyn, N.Y ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report


  1. "It has been awhile," Woods said. "I hadn't played good enough for anyone to cheer for anything, so it was nice to actually put it together on the back nine and put myself right back in the championship. Everyone was just so excited and fired...
    on Jun 20, 2010 By: Tiger Wood Source:

  2. "Sometimes it takes our Congress awhile to get its budget passed. Nevertheless some members of Congress decided the best way to encourage progress in Baghdad was to criticize and threaten Iraq's leaders while they're trying to work out their...
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: President Bush Source: FOXNews

  3. "I played great, I felt like I was invincible for awhile again," the 27-year-old Federer said after his 6-2 7-5 6-2 thumping of young Briton Andy Murray in yesterday's men's final. "That's exactly how you want to finish a tournament."
    on Sep 9, 2008 By: Roger Federer Source: SABC News

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