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Definition of yesteryear noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

yesteryear

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈjestəjɪə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈjestərjɪr//
 
[uncountable] (old-fashioned or literary)
 
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the past, especially a time when attitudes and ideas were different Three footballing stars of yesteryear were in the commentary box for the match.
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