What does the word momentary mean?

    Part of speech: adverb

  • Momentarily.

  • Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Lasting but a moment.

Usage examples for momentary

  1. In a flash of thought it came to Zilda that there would be more than a momentary happiness for her. – A Dozen Ways Of Love by Lily Dougall
  2. The man flashed her a momentary glance from a pair of searching grey eyes, then dropped his gaze humbly to the ground. – Jerry by Jean Webster
  3. At length he caught a momentary glimpse of a monstrous column standing in the middle of an open square; and immediately afterward the carriage drove in under an archway, and came to a stand, in a small, open court, surrounded with lofty buildings. – Rollo in Paris by Jacob Abbott