Definition of yore
: time past and especially long past —usually used in the phrase of yore
Examples of yore in a Sentence
my favorite stories are about gallant knights and fair maidens in the days of yore
Recent Examples of yore from the Web
Made for oily skin types, this leaves a satin finish (not quite matte but definitely not the tell-tale grease slick of sunscreens yore) and feels like a dream over moisturizer and under makeup.
Thank goodness those days are long gone, but like the dominant broadcasters of yore, Scott Pelley of CBS News has a voice that could make a wolverine purr.
Were that to happen, this new breed of Silicon Valley conglomerates may become more powerful — and resilient — than the 20th-century conglomerates of yore.
His caffeinated pace and thunderous sound sure made for fun listening, but, as some keyboard masters of yore revealed, this kinetic score benefits greatly from applying nuance along the way.
But, make no mistake, this scuffle is not in any way leading Wisconsin back to its glorious progressive government of yore.
With stadiums half full (and lacking the shrieking teenage girls of yore) the band became dissatisfied with the quality of their performances, not attempting even one track from the ambitious Revolver.
Nobody is listening to the emeritus professor whining in The New York Review of Books that HBO is putting the wrong kind of historical stocking on its anachronistic hotties of yore.
Pelican State residents often seem nostalgic for political leaders of yore, the more rascally the better.
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Definition of yore for Students
: time long past I heard stories of yore.
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