Is it correct to say oftener?

“Often” sometimes has comparative and superlative “oftener” and “Oftenest”, but forms with “more/most” are more common. So, both are correct, though “more often” is much more common than “oftener”.

What is superlative of often?

Adverb. often (comparative more often or oftener, superlative most often or oftenest)

What is the comparative of frequently?

more frequently
Formal Characteristics of Adverbs

Adverb Comparative Superlative
recently more recently most recently
effectively more effectively most effectively
frequently more frequently most frequently

What is the comparative form of hard?

harder hardest

Adverb Comparative Superlative
hard harder hardest
fast faster fastest
late later latest

How do you pronounce oftener?

Today’s Merriam Webster online dictionary is more realistic and, thankfully, less judgmental. It cites the pronunciation as \ˈȯ-fən, ÷ˈȯf-tən\.

Is Betterer a word in English?

Noun. One who betters, makes something better.

What is superlative of fast?

If we were talking about more than two drives, we’d use the superlative form, fastest. Those are the rules for positive (fast), comparative (faster) and superlative (fastest) adverbs and adjectives. Englishwizo has a handy table with more examples.

What is the comparative and superlative degree of greedy?

Don’t be so greedy!…greedy ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌

adjective greedy
comparative greedier
superlative greediest

What is the superlative of occasionally?

occasionally (comparative more occasionally, superlative most occasionally)

What is comparative and superlative of ill?

◊ The comparative form iller and the superlative form illest are sometimes used for this sense. I have never seen him looking iller. [=worse, (US) sicker] That’s the illest [=worst, (US) sickest] I have ever seen him.

What is superlative of bad?

Superlative. worst. The comparative form of bad; more bad.

Is it pronounced often or Offen?

The medial \t\ dropped out of many common words formed with -en, but came back in often. It is common today, but still stigmatized with the label ÷ in the dictionary; some educated speakers certainly do use it, but others consider it unacceptable. And they will often correct you.

What is a Betterer?

betterer (plural betterers) One who betters, makes something better.

What does batterer mean?

/ ˈbæt ər ər / PHONETIC RESPELLING. 📓 High School Level. noun. a person or thing that batters. a person who inflicts violent physical abuse upon a child, spouse, or other person.

What is the comparative of fat?

One syllable adjectives

Adjective Comparative Superlative
tall taller tallest
fat fatter fattest
big bigger biggest
sad sadder saddest

What is the comparative of slow?

Slower Slowest
Degrees of Comparison

Positive Degree Comparative Degree Superlative Degree
Fast Faster Fastest
Slow Slower Slowest
Happy Happier Happiest

What is the adjectives of greedy?

1 grasping, rapacious, selfish. 2 ravenous, voracious, gluttonous, insatiable. 3 covetous, anxious.

What is the comparative form of greedily?

greedy ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌

adjective greedy
comparative greedier
superlative greediest

How do you use occasionally in a sentence?

English Sentences Focusing on Words and Their Word Families The Word “Occasionally” in Example Sentences Page 1

  1. [S] [T] It happens occasionally. (
  2. [S] [T] They visited me occasionally. (
  3. [S] [T] Tom doesn’t mind helping Mary occasionally. (
  4. [S] [T] Tom stopped by occasionally to fix things for Mary. (

What is the superlative of sick?

sick ​Definitions and Synonyms ​‌‌‌

adjective sick
comparative sicker
superlative sickest

What is the superlative of sweet?

The superlative form of sweet; most sweet.

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