yester-minute

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Adverb[edit]

yester-minute (not comparable)

  1. The very recent past; minutes ago.
    • 2007, JW Herbert, “FREEDOM IN THE TEACHING OF HISTORY: A DISCUSSION”, History: 
      thus it includes not only yesterday but yester-hour and yester-minute; this morning’s breakfast is already history
    • 2008 Apr 7, J. Scott Orr, “Trying to preserve today's Web for future generations”, Seattle Times:
      To some, nothing is older than a minutes-old Web page (to update the old saw about a day-old newspaper), but for others there is value in the Web sites of yester-minute and archivists have been wrestling with means of preserving today's Internet for tomorrow's scholars and researchers.