auld lang syne


auld lang syne

noun \ˌōl(d)-ˌ(l)aŋ-ˈzīn, ˌl(d)-\

: the good old times

Full Definition of AULD LANG SYNE

:  the good old times

Examples of AULD LANG SYNE

  1. They drank a toast to auld lang syne.
  2. <let us bid farewell to auld lang syne and welcome in the new year>

Origin of AULD LANG SYNE

Scots, literally, old long ago
First Known Use: 1720

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