- An example of something whilom is a friend that you were close to in middle school.
- An example of something whilom is a job that you once had.
Origin of whilomMiddle English whilum ; from Old English hwilum, dative plural of hwil, while
Origin of whilomMiddle English, at times, from Old English hw&imacron;lum, dative pl. of hw&imacron;l, time, while; see kwei&schwa;- in Indo-European roots.
- (dated) Once upon a time, formerly.
Old English hwÄ«lum, dative plural of hwÄ«l "˜while'.