Origin of yesteryear
Examples from the Web for yesteryear
But the question is, could a thawing of relations result in a return to the mobbed-up action of yesteryear?Will Hyman Roth Return to Havana With Normalized Relations?|John L. Smith|December 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or a horse and carriage, like the one driven a young man in a tweed suit and cap from yesteryear, as he gazed up at the stars.
I could use this opportunity to become as stylish and perhaps as divine as many of the heroines of yesteryear.A Breast Cancer Alphabet: F Is For Fashion Accessories|Madhulika Sikka|February 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But here the design resembled something from track practice on a muddy English lawn from yesteryear, rather than high-tech Adidas.
Perhaps the inspration was elegant ladies from yesteryear, waiting for their pilots to come home?
She had gone out of his life as a commonplace incident slips into the oblivion of yesteryear.'Firebrand' Trevison|Charles Alden Seltzer
They belong rather more to the sort of music that has no more relation with yesteryear than it has with this or next.Musical Portraits|Paul Rosenfeld
Lower, and even Middle bars and restaurants were universally automated, and the waiter or waitress a thing of yesteryear.Mercenary|Dallas McCord Reynolds
That was the word the sloppy copyist of yesteryear had wrongly transcribed.G-r-r-r...!|Roger Arcot
He writes better about Manet than about an amatory encounter of yesteryear.The Critical Game|John Albert Macy
coined 1870 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti from yester(day) + year to translate French antan (from Vulgar Latin *anteannum "the year before") in a refrain by François Villon: Mais ou sont les neiges d'antan? which Rossetti rendered "But where are the snows of yesteryear?"