Yesteryear Definition

yĕstər-yîr
noun
Last year.
Webster's New World
(in) Past years.
Webster's New World
Time past; yore.
American Heritage
Synonyms:
past timespasteldyoreyesterday
Antonyms:
future

Other Word Forms of Yesteryear

Noun

Singular:
yesteryear
Plural:
yesteryears

Origin of Yesteryear

  • Compound of yester- +"Ž year. Coined by Rossetti, to translate Middle French antan (“last year") (in Villon's Testament), from Vulgar Latin *anteannum (“the year before").

    From Wiktionary

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