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One after the other; successively; alternating.
Her face was hot and cold by turns and she felt nauseated.
Her face went hot and cold by turns.
Dinarchus had little individual style and imitated by turns Lysias, Hypereides and Demosthenes.
They thus combine temporarily in their own persons what was no longer combined in the spirit of the time, or rather they satisfy by turns the claims of reason and faith.
He had supported by turns and simultaneously Jacobite and Hanoverian interests.
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