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of late

Definition of of late

formal

  1. :  during a recent period :  lately, recently <They have not seen him of late.>



Word by Word Definitions

lateplay
  1. :  coming or remaining after the due, usual, or proper time

    :  of, relating to, or imposed because of tardiness

    :  of or relating to an advanced stage in point of time or development

  1. :  after the usual or proper time

    :  at or to an advanced point of time

    :  not long ago :  recently


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