donkey's years

plural noun

Definition of donkey's years

chiefly British
: a very long time

Synonyms for donkey's years

Synonyms

Visit the Thesaurus for More 

First Known Use of donkey's years

1927, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About donkey's years

Time Traveler for donkey's years

Time Traveler

The first known use of donkey's years was in 1927

See more words from the same year

Statistics for donkey's years

Cite this Entry

“Donkey's years.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/donkey%27s%20years. Accessed 20 Jun. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for donkey's years

donkey's years

noun

English Language Learners Definition of donkey's years

chiefly British, informal : a very long time

More from Merriam-Webster on donkey's years

Thesaurus: All synonyms and antonyms for donkey's years

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Return of Name that Color!

  • a light greenish blue color
  • Name that color:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Typeshift

Anagram puzzles meet word search.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!