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yesteryear

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noun yes·ter·year \ˈyes-tər-ˌyir\

Definition of yesteryear

  1. 1 :  last year

  2. 2 :  time gone by; especially :  the recent past

yesteryear adverb


Examples of yesteryear in a sentence

  1. <the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours>



Origin of yesteryear

yesterday + year


First Known Use: 1870



YESTERYEAR Defined for Kids

yesteryear

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noun yes·ter·year \ˈye-stər-ˌyir\

Definition of yesteryear for Students

  1. :  a time in the past




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