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Perhaps vs. Mayhaps — What's the Difference?

Perhaps vs. Mayhaps — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Perhaps and Mayhaps

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Perhaps

Used to express uncertainty or possibility
Perhaps I should have been frank with him
May 01, 2022

Mayhaps

Maybe, perhaps, possibly, perchance
May 01, 2022

Perhaps

Maybe; possibly.
May 01, 2022

Perhaps

Modifies a verb, indicating a lack of certainty.
Perhaps John will come over for dinner.
May 01, 2022

Perhaps

(rare) By chance.
May 01, 2022
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Perhaps

An uncertainty.
May 01, 2022

Perhaps

By chance; peradventure; perchance; it may be.
And pray God, if perhaps the thought of thine heart may be forgiven thee.
May 01, 2022

Perhaps

By chance;
Perhaps she will call tomorrow
We may possibly run into them at the concert
It may peradventure be thought that there never was such a time
May 01, 2022

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