yestertime

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From yester- +‎ time.

Noun[edit]

yestertime (plural yestertimes)

  1. Time previous to the present; the past.

Adverb[edit]

yestertime (not comparable)

  1. In times past, at a prior time; in the past.
    • 1920, Yoné Noguchi, Seen & unseen, or, Monologues of a homeless snail:
      And at last I came back to me, after sailing on surgeful waves; at this moment, between the Present and the Future, the Past and the Present, — forgetting what the world was, yestertime,—forgetting what I was, yestertime.

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