sin·​syne ˈsin-ˌsīn How to pronounce sinsyne (audio)
chiefly Scotland
: since that time

Word History


Middle English (Scots) sensyne, from sen since (contraction of Middle English sithen) + syne since — more at since, syne

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sinsyne was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Sinsyne.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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