Definition of hiatus:
suspension system, foramen, dangling, blank, continue, reprieve, rest period, abatement, lacuna, hanging, temporary removal, respite, interim, rest, suspension, void, intermission, abeyance, time out.
- cessation (part of speech: noun)
- interruption (part of speech: noun)
- incompleteness (part of speech: noun)
But it seemed too much like a Banquo at the feast to go on with our banjo- strumming, and I attempted to bridge the hiatus by none too gracefully inquiring how things were getting along over at Casa Grande.- "The Prairie Mother", Arthur Stringer.
- "Confessions of a Young Man", George Moore.
If, Mr. President, in drawing these resolutions, the honorable member and confined himself to the use of constitutional language, there would have been a wide and awful hiatus between his premises and his conclusion.- "Select Speeches of Daniel Webster", Daniel Webster.