Definition of 'bygone'
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There are good reasons to recognize the continuity of bygone days with the here and now. Christianity Today (2000)They are eerily compelling relics of a bygone future age. Times, Sunday Times (2012)England play cricket from a bygone age under a coach who failed in a past life. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just a fond memory of a bygone time? The Sun (2014)But the album is by no means just a tribute to one bygone time. The Sun (2011)Before his eyes had risen bygone times. Heidi (1881)In bygone days, a whale bone was used but tended to snap. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Like the railway itself, this peaceful film is a throwback to a bygone age. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Far from being a relic of a bygone age, they are the future for deployed operations. Times, Sunday Times (2015)CLARKE lives in a bygone age when women were considered fair game for any man who felt the urge. The Sun (2011)Perhaps a caretaker had lived here with his family, in the bygone days of Soviet power. Somewhere East of Life (1994)Their knowledge of ancient languages gave them access to the esoteric writings of bygone ages, writings which supposedly contained secret knowledge about the nature of the world. CHRISTINA QUEEN OF SWEDEN: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric (2004)Her lifestyle doesn't come into her career, and it is a bit of a throwback to a bygone age to suppose it should. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Most of us love to read letters because, like photographs, they give us a sense of intimacy with bygone times and people we have not known. A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)
Trends of 'bygone'
Used Occasionally. bygone is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'bygone'
British English: bygone ADJECTIVE
Bygone means happening or existing a very long time ago.
The book recalls other memories of a bygone age.
Definition of bygone from the Collins English Dictionary
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