forever[fôr ev′ər, fər-]
- Forever is defined as an endless amount of time, or always.
An example of forever is how long time will continue.
- for eternity; for always; endlessly
- at all times; always
Informal a period of time that seems to have no end
- For everlasting time; eternally: No one can live forever.
- At all times; incessantly: was forever complaining about the job.
A seemingly very long time: It has taken forever to resolve these problems.
- (duration) for all time, for all eternity; for an infinite amount of time.
- I shall love you forever.
- (duration, colloquial) for a very long time, 'an' eternity.
- We had to wait forever to get inside.
- (duration, colloquial) for an excessively long time.
- It took her forever to get dressed and ready for the party.
- The drive to his mothers' house took forever.
- (frequency) constantly or frequently.
- You are forever nagging me.
- In the United Kingdom and most of the Commonwealth, the spelling for ever may be used instead of forever for the senses "for all time" and "for a long time". In Canada and the United States, generally only forever is used, regardless of sense.
- An extremely long time.
- (colloquial) a mythical time in the infinite future that will never come.
- Sure, I'd be happy to meet with you on the 12th of forever.