Definition of "forby" [for•by]

  • Uncommon; out of the ordinary; superior. (adjective)
  • Past; by; beyond. (adverb)
  • Uncommonly; exceptionally. (adverb)
  • Beyond; past; more than; greater than; over and above; moreover. (preposition)
  • (of time) Past; gone by; over. (preposition) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "forby" in a sentence
  • "• We will cut the main rate of corporation tax to 25p and the small companies 'rate to 20p, paid forby scrapping complex reliefs and allowances"
  • "Scots, forby all they ate and drank — no, no, sir, I stand beyond challenge; but as for plaguing myself with county business, let them that aught the mare shoe the mare."
  • "So, wave the white flag, boys and girls; it's all over but theBenediction as four days fromnow the delegates shuffle from the Pepsi Center and Invesco Field and all the variousgatherings sponsored and paid forby those Blessed Corporate Souls such as AT&T, Comcast, General Motors, Microsoft, Motorola and on and on and on ..."