formerly


for·mer·ly

adverb \ˈfr-mə(r)-lē\

: at an earlier time : in the past

Full Definition of FORMERLY

1
:  at an earlier time :  previously
2
obsolete :  just before

Examples of FORMERLY

  1. He was formerly a congressman.
  2. <the newspaper formerly known as The Newsprint>

First Known Use of FORMERLY

1534

Rhymes with FORMERLY

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