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Definition funny of Whilst:
An intelligent word to use in the place of "while"
I was trying to take a look at that hot chick whilst driving. It didn't turnout so well.
Whilst is the alternate form of "while" that can only be used mid-clause.
"I'll do the dishes whilst you do the laudnry" as apposed to "While you were out of town, i skeeted all over your furniture."
Anachronistic form of "while", used to create an illusion of intelligence or literacy. More often than not makes the user sound like a pretentious ass.
I always listen to Mozart whilst studying.
Centuries ago, the word "while" developed into "whiles" and "whilst". "Whiles" was soon dropped from usage, but "whilst" persists to this day, even though it is considered archaic. The only difference between their meanings, and it is a subtle one, is that "whilst" has a slightly greater emphasis on two events happening concurrently. For example:
Songs about Whilst:
Whilst the Night Rejoices Profound and Still by Current 93 from the Album Live at the Teatro Ibérico
3 Shakespeare Sonnets: No. 79: Whilst I alone did call upon thy aid by Michael Bartov from the Album Wikstrom: Inger Wikstrom - Portrait of A Composer
The Blazing Fire/Whilst Shepherds Watched/We Three Kings/The reel-Trim The Velvet by Whistles; Donald McPhearson - Guitars; Jennifer Campbell - Harp, Clarsach; Karen Street - Accordion; Steafan Hanigan - Bodhran, Uillean Pipes Declan Waggett - Celtic Woodflue from the Album Celtic Flute Christmas
Catch Me Whilst I'm Sleeping by Carly Van from the Album A Single Thread
Crying Whilst Driving by The Vince Rogers Project from the Album Lily Rose Petunia
Dancing Whilst Wearing My Daddy's Pants by Jeffy Bones And The Embarrassment from the Album A Sneeze at the Deli
Deborah, HWV 51: Part II: Air - Whilst you boast the wondrous... by Natacha Ducret from the Album Handel: Deborah
Books about Whilst:
Ketogenic Diet Crash Course: Seriously Simple 7 Day Guide to Beating Cravings Whilst Turning Stubborn Fat into... by Robert M Fleischer (Jul 1, 2013)
Epiphanies Whilst High Out of One's Mind by Abigail Lee (Jan 10, 2014)
Baby And Infant Massage - The Complete Guide For Parents.: Empower yourself with a skill whilst enhancing your... by Heidi Hadley (Jun 21, 2014)
Whilst The Angels Slept by Daniel Jeanes (Aug 12, 2014)
Juices for Runners: Juicer Recipes, Diet and Nutrition Plan to Support Optimal Health, Weight loss and Peformance... by Lars Andersen (Aug 6, 2012)
Married, Home Alone and Thriving: Inspiring stories and coping strategies of real women who have learned how to... by Carol Shaw (Jun 24, 2014)
Master Baker Barry's Recipes for Success: Whilst living with Alzheimer's by Mr Barry Pankhurst (May 1, 2014)
Movies about Whilst:
Whilst the Wind: Live 2005 NR - Runtime: 2 hrs 47 mins
Wiki information Whilst:
Trading while insolvent is unlawful in a number of legal systems, and may result in the directors becoming personally liable for a company's debts. Under UK insolvency law trading once a company is legally insolvent can trigger several provisions of...