donkey's years

plural noun

Definition of donkey's years

chiefly British
: a very long time

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1927, in the meaning defined above

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“Donkey's years.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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chiefly British, informal : a very long time

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