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long-ago

[ lawng-uh-goh, long- ]SEE DEFINITION OF long-ago

Synonyms for long-ago

  • earlier
  • early
  • late
  • old
  • preceding
  • previous
  • prior
  • recent
  • ancient
  • bygone
  • latter
  • over
  • ages ago
  • ancient history
  • back when
  • behind one
  • bypast
  • down memory lane
  • erstwhile
  • ex-
  • foregoing
  • gone-by
  • good old days
  • latter-day
  • olden days
  • once
  • one-time
  • quondam
  • retired
  • sometime
  • time was
  • way back
  • way back when
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Antonyms for long-ago

  • after
  • current
  • future
  • later
  • on time
  • modern
  • new
  • present
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR LONG-AGO

She remembered the long-ago days, when she had submitted to him similar sheets.

The obvious thing was to question the Basque as to long-ago events.

It was the "plan," the long-ago announced and long-expected plan in all its details.

All the unhappy years of fighting in Spain weren't in the long-ago past.

Had she not told the student that long-ago night that she loved him?

So she had stood, so she had looked many an evening of the long-ago.

And, amid that panoply of long-ago, she recognised Séverac Bablon.

Once before in a long-ago time of leave the boat did not start.

Even his family—they were like fragments of a long-ago dream.

They brought the tales of long-ago years when he was a mere boy.

WORD ORIGIN

1834, from long (adj.) + ago.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR LONG-AGO

past

adjectiveolden, former
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