tempus fugit

[ tem-poos foo-git; English tem-puhs fyoo-jit ]

Latin.
  1. time flies.

Origin of tempus fugit

1
First recorded in 1790–1800; a phrase that occurs in Vergil's Georgics, a poem about farming and country life published around 29 b.c.

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British Dictionary definitions for tempus fugit

tempus fugit

/ Latin (ˈtɛmpəs ˈfjuːdʒɪt, -ɡɪt) /


  1. time flies

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