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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/donkey%27s%20years. Accessed 7 Jun. 2020.

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donkey's years

noun

English Language Learners Definition of donkey's years

chiefly British, informal : a very long time

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