Examples of yesteryear in a Sentence
the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours
Recent Examples of yesteryear from the Web
Jada Pinkett Smith is not just a Hollywood mom of yesteryear filling her time.
As with the BlackBerry’s of yesteryear, this latest device emphasizes a physical Qwerty keyboard, industrial strength security, and long battery life.
Familiar hits of yesteryear are on the bill; the cabaret will be presented at 7:30 p.m. June 20 and 21.
Now, one surviving example of the sleek stations of yesteryear—a former Texaco at 1650 North Silver Lake Boulevard—looks set to be preserved from demolition by being declared a Historic-Cultural Monument.
Those nostalgic for the former president can escape to memories of yesteryear by listening to his distinct cadence.
At its beginning, Aarons’s life did not portend photographer of the who’s-who of yesteryear.
Opening with an impressive montage of black-and-white archive footage showing the arrival of North African immigrants of yesteryear, the film immediately shifts to their contemporary descendants.
Meyers also poked fun at television's recent penchant for resuscitating shows of yesteryear.
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Word History of yesteryear
Mais où sont les neiges d’antan is the refrain of a famous poem by François Villon, translated as “But where are the snows of yesteryear?” The line is understood to express a melancholy nostalgia.
The translation was by the English poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti. Both the French antan and yesteryear originally simply meant “last year,” but today their meaning has broadened to “time gone by.”
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