of yore

idiom

literary
: of the past
in days of yore
The great composers of yore performed for kings and queens.

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Recent Examples on the Web Production-wise, the Together Again outing isn’t nearly at the scale of some Janet tours of yore, but the four male dancers and five-piece band accompanying her helped keep it a dynamic affair, the choreography delivered in crisp bursts. Brian McCollum, Detroit Free Press, 3 July 2024 Atop their eyes, models wore colorful appliques in shades of pastel blue, purple, and pink, trimmed with curly fabric meant to resemble those blinking doll lashes of yore, a la a '60s Blythe doll all dressed up. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 2 July 2024 Champagne towers are about as standard as a cake-cutting, bringing in 1920s decadence to a vibe meant to pay homage to the American socialites of yore. Rebecca Jennings, Vox, 1 July 2024 Though the safe spaces of yore weren’t always focused on building out a cocktail list, these new community spaces offer the best of both worlds: a warm welcome and seriously impressive drinks. Sam Stone, Bon Appétit, 28 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for of yore 

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“Of yore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20yore. Accessed 17 Jul. 2024.

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