Bygone – meaning of the word and examples

Gone by: Past. (Merriam – Webster)

Outmoded. (Merriam – Webster)

Past; gone by; earlier; former: (

Belonging to an earlier time. (Oxford Dictionaries)

A thing dating from an earlier time. (Oxford Dictionaries)

Belonging to or happening in a past time. (Cambridge Dictionary)

Bygone means happening or existing a very long time ago. (Collins Dictionary)


Bygone days photograph by Brenda Hackett

‘Let bygones be bygones’ – the meaning and origin of this phrase. The Phrase Finder.


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