Origin of paster
- the past tense, as he ate, he smoked.
- another verb formation or construction with past meaning.
- a form in the past tense.
Origin of past
Related Words for pasterprior, completed, spent, former, previous, early, old, preceding, earlier, late, recent, history, anterior, antecedent, over, precedent, latter, ancient, bygone, yesteryear
Examples from the Web for paster
Contemporary Examples of paster
“Now, the more shoe companies there are, the less chance they have to be on the red carpet,” Paster says.Oscars 2011: Red-Carpet Shoe Wars
February 24, 2011
You can credit Paster and Bloch with starting the Great Stylist Wars of the 1990s.Battle of the Oscar Stylists
February 20, 2009
Historical Examples of paster
"I left 'em out in the paster, right where they fell," returned the old farmer.The Rover Boys at Colby Hall
Arthur M. Winfield
Heres a letter from my paster, maybe that will be satisfyin.
And then he wuz all rousted up about a hole down in our paster.Samantha at the World's Fair
Lige wuz to keep the cow, paster and feed her, and generally take keer on her fer the milk she giv.
You ought to seen the boys a-gittin' out of the paster; I would hav got out too, but I got stuck in the fence.
- a past tense
- a verb in a past tense
Word Origin for past
"times gone by," 1580s, from past (adj.).
c.1300, "done with, over," from past participle of passen "go by" (see pass (v.)). Past participle is recorded from 1798; past tense from 1813.
In addition to the idioms beginning with past
- past master
- past one's prime
- live in (the past)
- not put something past someone