meantime

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1 meantime /ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/ noun
1 meantime
/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/
noun
Learner's definition of MEANTIME

for the meantime

: for the present time : until some time in the future

in the meantime

: during the time before something happens or before a specified period ends
: while something else is being done or was being done
2 meantime /ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/ adverb
2 meantime
/ˈmiːnˌtaɪm/
adverb
Learner's definition of MEANTIME
somewhat informal
: 1meanwhile
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