Definition of Onetime

1. Adjective. Belonging to some prior time. "Her quondam lover"

Exact synonyms: Erstwhile, Former, Old, One-time, Quondam, Sometime
Similar to: Past



Definition of Onetime

1. Adjective. Former. ¹

2. Adjective. For a single instance. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Onetime

1. former [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Onetime

ones
ones' complement
ones' complements
onescore
oneself
onesey-twosey
onesided
onesidedness
onesie
onesie-twosie
onesies
oneth
onethe
oneths
oneties
onetime (current term)
onetime(a)
onety-one
onety-oneth
oneupmanship
oneway
oneyer
oneyers
oneyre
oneyres
onfall
onfalls
onfang
onfield
onflow

Literary usage of Onetime

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Geographical and Historical Dictionary of America and the West Indies by Antonio de Alcedo, George Alexander Thompson (1812)
"... since at onetime, when a famine happened, they came as far up the country as to the settlement called Magdalena: the others are called Pampas ..."

2. The Life of Sir Joshua Reynolds: Comprising Original Anecdotes of Many by James Northcote (1819)
"At onetime he kept a very fine eagle which was chained to its perch in the back area of the house : when this bird died, I took the body and suspended ..."

3. English Synonymes Explained, in Alphabetical Order by George Crabb (1816)
"ti«m. He may become indolent if he be not unfortunately so by nature. Ai pride li »onetime» hid under humility, ..."

4. Bibliotheca Classica: Or, a Classical Dictionary, Containing a Copious by John Lemprière, William Park (1852)
"... at onetime a republic independent of Argon, t<> which it had been subject at the time uf the Trojan expedition. Its ruins are to " see» near ..."

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