oft oft  /ˈɔft/


  • (adv) many times at short intervals



  1. The Internet, oft-represented as a domain of sin and sleaze, also hosts a healthy community of believers.
  2. CON: Thanks to 4chan's oft-obscene content, the reclusive moot has had trouble luring advertisers.
  3. Last Monday, I made inexcusable remarks that are at marked variance from my oft-stated admiration for Senator Clinton and from the spirit, tenor, and purpose of the Obama campaign.


  1. Samsung ATIV Tab 3 hands-on

    Samsung on Thursday announced the ATIV Tab 3 at a press event in London. The company emphasized that the tablet was running Windows 8 and not the oft-criticized Windows RT operating system. The slate, which carries the distinction of being “the world’s thinnest Windows 8 tablet,” is equipped with a 10.1-inch 1366 x 768-pixel display, an Intel ATOM Z2760 processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of internal ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: BGR News via Yahoo! News

  2. Revived local leadership program graduates 19

    by Chris Kenrick A hopeful crop of aspiring civic leaders celebrated a Palo Alto graduation last week. With an oft-cited shortage of volunteers stepping up for city commissions and other community-service roles, the reinvigorated fellowship program known as Leadership Palo Alto aims to help fill the void.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Palo Alto Weekly

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    The oft-claimed former claimer Capitalism at Risk led from start to finish under jockey Orlando Bocachica to win the $75,000 U Can Do It Handicap.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Daily Racing Form


  1. "With deep regret, I am resigning from my role as an adviser to the Obama campaign effective today," Power said in a statement released by the campaign. "Last Monday, I made inexcusable remarks that are at marked variance from my oft-stated...
    on Mar 7, 2008 By: Samantha Power Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. As Shakespeare's Marc Antony said of Caesar, "the evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones."
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: William Shakespeare Source: Nation's Cities Weekly

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languish languish
/ˈlæŋɡ wɪʃ /