Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OFF-AND-ON

There was a subject to which I had given some years of off-and-on study.

If he'd a reg'lar task to do, He never took no rest; Or if 'twas off-and-on—the same— He done his level best.

Miss Charlotte's temper is past all the last few weeks, she is that off-and-on and changeable like and spirity.