see under more often than not
[aw-fuh n-tahymz, of-uh n-; awf-tuh n, of-] /ˈɔ fənˌtaɪmz, ˈɒf ən-; ˈɔf tən, ˈɒf-/ adverb 1. . extended form of often, attested from early 15c.
- Of the kind
see: nothing of the kind
- Of the moment
Of importance at this time, as in The issue of the moment is dealing with our budget deficit. This expression gave rise in succeeding decades to the man of the moment, meaning “the most important person at this time,” as in When Alan hit a home run and broke the tie, he was the man […]
noun 1. a novel (1935) by Thomas Wolfe.