Meaning of sometime


Pronunciation: (sum'tīm"), [key]
— adv.
  1. at some indefinite or indeterminate point of time: He will arrive sometime next week.
  2. at an indefinite future time: Come to see me sometime.
  3. sometimes; on some occasions.
  4. at one time; formerly.
  1. having been formerly; former: The diplomat was a sometime professor of history at Oxford.
  2. being so only at times or to some extent: Traveling so much, he could never be more than a sometime husband.
  3. that cannot be depended upon regarding affections or loyalties: He was well rid of his sometime girlfriend.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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