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Definition of "in-between" []

  • Intermediate: Adolescence is an awkward, in-between age. (adjective)
  • An intermediate: conservatives, radicals, and in-betweens. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "in-between" in a sentence
  • "Every building he designs has what he calls "in-between spaces," a reference to the spaces between buildings on farm compounds in rural Maryland."
  • "Gottman helped pioneer a rigorous means to capture what happened in the so-called in-between."
  • "In any case, since we are imagining that English borrows only the prefix concerning objects or life-forms of in-between status, and not the entire Swahili grammatical system of noun classifications, this detail need not worry us."