since (the) year dot

idiom

Definition of since (the) year dot

British, informal
: for a very long time : since a time in the distant past That monument has been there since the year dot.

Learn More about since (the) year dot

Statistics for since (the) year dot

Cite this Entry

“Since (the) year dot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/since%20%28the%29%20year%20dot. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

Comments on since (the) year dot

What made you want to look up since (the) year dot? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Dictionary Devil

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

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!