American English

Definition of still adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1continuing until a particular point in time and not finishing I wrote to them last month and I'm still waiting for a reply. Mom, I'm still hungry! Do you still live at the same address? There's still time to change your mind. It was, and still is, my favorite movie.
  2. 2despite what has just been said Although he promised faithfully to come, I still didn't think he would. We searched everywhere but we still couldn't find it. The weather was cold and wet. Still, we had a great time.
  3. 3used for making a comparison stronger The next day was warmer still. If you can manage to get two tickets that's better still.
  4. 4still more/another even more There was still more bad news to come.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: still