Definition of oftens in English:

oftens

adverb

English Regional, Northern
  • Often.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Drant (c1540–1578), poet and Church of England clergyman. From often + -s. In later use perhaps sometimes apprehended as a plural.

Pronunciation

oftens

/ˈɒftəns//ˈɒf(t)ns/