fore·​time ˈfȯr-ˌtīm How to pronounce foretime (audio)
: former or past time : the time before the present

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1540, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of foretime was circa 1540

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“Foretime.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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