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Definition of "erelong" [ere•long]

  • Before long; soon. (adverb)

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.

Use "erelong" in a sentence
  • "At first it was a constant source of irritation and disgust to Corliss, but erelong he grew not only to tolerate it, but to like it, and to wait for it eagerly."
  • "I thought that I should erelong be in her beautiful land admiring those bright and blooming Prairies, Natures Own beautiful gardens."
  • " I waited until the cat approached me and, when erelong it had, anon splashed the water from my hand with a vigour into the face of the creature."