Examples of yesteryear in a Sentence
the simple games of yesteryear that kept children entertained for hours
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They're meant to be worn tight against the body, giving them a cooler vibe than the low hanging leather satchels of yesteryear.
Podcasts have taken the reins from the spooky radio shows of yesteryear, and there are plenty.
So why not take a look back at those days of yesteryear when Donald Trump blew up conventional campaign wisdom on a near-constant basis?
Former French Super agent Marc Roger has released a biography replete with several startling details pertinent to some of yesteryear's biggest transfers, per AS.
Notre Dame is hardly the Irish of yesteryear, but Georgia showed plenty of grit in winning in South Bend.
Disneyland seems to have lost its passion for futurology, letting what was once an innovative, optimistic, imaginative Tomorrowland slip into a symbol of yesteryear.
But with the way Napoli are currently playing and the resurgence of Inter Milan, the task could prove to be much harder than those of yesteryear.
Building codes written with the storms of yesteryear in mind are spottily enforced.
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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.”
Origin and Etymology of yesteryear
First Known Use: 1870See Words from the same year
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