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    Definition of oftener in English Dictionary

  • AdverbBFoftenCOMmore oftenSUPmost oftenSUPoftenestSUF-er
    1. more often.
    2. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Because my hair often drops, I’ll zhush it up with my rotating brush.
        • Terry is like many parents — so eager to give their children the benefit of their experience that they often overcoach.
        • The soft-minded manager often defers direct action in the hope that the situation will remedy itself.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Often used with the studio is the egg-crate, which minimizes side spill and does make the beam a bit more controllable.
        • Often found in the phrase You scratch my back and I'll scratch yours.
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • At higher altitudes you need to breathe your horse more often.
        • Her mother laid it on thick, telling her to call home more often.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Morphemes
          • Suffixes
            • Words by suffix
              • Words suffixed with -er

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Words
        1. en softener
        2. en often
        3. en outener
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of oftener for the defined word.

        Grammatically, this word "oftener" is an adverb. It's also a morpheme, more specifically, a suffixe.
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