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donkey's years

noun, chiefly British

Synonyms and Antonyms of donkey's years

  1. a long or seemingly long period of time <the greengrocer and the fishmonger haven't spoken in donkey's years> Synonyms aeon (or eon), blue moon, coon's age, cycle, age [chiefly British], eternity, forever, long, months, moonRelated Words infinity; lifetimeNear Antonyms flash, instant, jiffy, minute, moment, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, wink; microsecond, nanosecond




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