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Definition of "yesteryear" []

  • The year before the present year. (noun)
  • Time past; yore. (noun)
  • Last year or the past in general (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • During last year or the past in general (adverb)

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Use "yesteryear" in a sentence
  • "The resemblance to images and to postcards of yesteryear is both astounding and brilliant."
  • "This just goes to show that the McCain of yesteryear is gone, and you Republicans are left with this shell of a man he used to be, thank Bush for that too. cheryl"
  • "In Florida, the St. Petersburg Times reports, A kicky fad of yesteryear is circling back around."