adverb or conjunction or preposition \ə-ˈfȯr\

Definition of afore

chiefly dialectal

  1. :  before

Origin and Etymology of afore

Middle English, from Old English onforan, from on + foran before — more at before

First Known Use: before 12th century

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up afore? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).