Definition of "bygones" [bygones]

  • Things that happened in the past (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "bygones" in a sentence
  • "And the old man and his daughter and the porter were most awfully decent to us, and the porter's wife said, Lor! let bygones be bygones is what I say!"
  • "The memories of his early youth and the bright days of his boyhood came back to him as the only antidote to the distress and disappointments of his age, and he strove to forget everything in "bygones" -- "Præterita.""
  • "Still, I am willing to let bygones be bygones, which is why I want to invite Bill and Hillary, as well as Chelsea and her husband, Marc Mezvinsky, to my younger daughter's wedding next year."