What does the word intermittent mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Ceasing at intervals.

Usage examples for intermittent

  1. The overseer saw into the trick; but he could find no medicine that could cure the negroes of that intermittent sickness. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  2. A wind cried round them like a trumpet- voice Of phantom hosts- hurried, importunate, And intermittent with a tightening fear. – The Star-Treader and other poems by Clark Ashton Smith