Search Result for "quondam":
1. belonging to some prior time;
- Example: "erstwhile friend"
- Example: "our former glory"
- Example: "the once capital of the state"
- Example: "her quondam lover"
[syn: erstwhile(a), former(a), old, onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quondam \Quon"dam\ (kw[o^]n"d[a^]m), a. [L., formerly.] Having been formerly; former; sometime. "This is the quondam king." --Shak. [1913 Webster]The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Quondam \Quon"dam\, n. A person dismissed or ejected from a position. [R.] "Make them quondams; . . . cast them out of their office." --Latimer. [1913 Webster]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
22 Moby Thesaurus words for "quondam": ancient, bygone, early, erstwhile, fore, former, immemorial, late, old, olden, once, onetime, past, prehistoric, previous, primeval, primitive, prior, recent, sometime, then, whilom