whilom


1whi·lom

adverb \ˈhwī-ləm, ˈwī-\

Definition of WHILOM

archaic
:  formerly

Origin of WHILOM

Middle English, literally, at times, from Old English hwīlum, dative plural of hwīl time, while
First Known Use: 12th century

Rhymes with WHILOM

2whilom

adjective

Definition of WHILOM

:  former

Examples of WHILOM

  1. <pointedly ignored the whilom friends who had turned on her>

First Known Use of WHILOM

1837

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