adv.) For a while; for some time; for a short time.
It took him awhile to wise up.
The bus is not due yet awhile.
I waited awhile, then rang again.
I waited awhile, then I rang again.
I want to take time off to rest awhile.
Tarry awhile at this charming country inn.
He made a motion that we stop and rest awhile.
He worked awhile as a pharmacist in Cincinnati.
We were quiet awhile with each other in the immensity.
Jinju stayed awhile longer before climbing to her feet.
You usually have to wait awhile before you can get in the club.
Saw her awhile back at the Community Theater, as a matter of fact.
He waited awhile at the window observing traffic, women with dogs, leashed and unleashed.