Definition of besides:

part of speech: preposition

Over and above; separate or distinct from; other than; except.

part of speech: adverb

More than that in addition; also; as well.

Usage examples for besides:

  • Besides I could get nothing good to eat! "The Real Latin Quarter", F. Berkeley Smith.
  • Besides I ain't half the man I used to be. "Anderson Crow, Detective", George Barr McCutcheon.
  • Besides I knew it all the time!" "The Salamander", Owen Johnson.
  • Besides there is Shirley. "Rainbow Hill", Josephine Lawrence.

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