yesteryear(redirected from yesteryears)
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1. The year before the present year.
2. Time past; yore.
last year or the past in general
during last year or the past in general
yes•ter•year(ˈyɛs tərˈyɪər, -ˌyɪər)
1. last year.
2. the recent years; time not long past.adv.
3. during the recent past.
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|Noun||1.||yesteryear - the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"|
time - the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
yore - time long past
old - past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
history - the aggregate of past events; "a critical time in the school's history"
yesterday - the recent past; "yesterday's solutions are not good enough"; "we shared many yesterdays"