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donkey's years

noun plural

Simple Definition of donkey's years

  • : a very long time

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of donkey's years

chiefly British

  1. :  a very long time

1927

First Known Use of donkey's years

1927


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