apast

[ uh-past, uh-pahst ]
/ əˈpæst, əˈpɑst /

preposition Chiefly South Midland U.S. and Newfoundland.

past; beyond.

Nearby words

  1. apartment building,
  2. apartment hotel,
  3. apartment house,
  4. apartmental,
  5. apartmentize,
  6. apastron,
  7. apatetic,
  8. apathetic,
  9. apathia,
  10. apathism

Origin of apast

1890–95; a- (semantically empty, perhaps a generalization of adverbial a-1) + past; cf. anear, anigh

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