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  • as informer
  • as inonce

synonyms for whilom

  • departed
  • erstwhile
  • old
  • above
  • ancient
  • antecedent
  • anterior
  • bygone
  • first
  • past
  • prior
  • aforementioned
  • aforesaid
  • earlier
  • ex-
  • foregoing
  • late
  • long ago
  • long gone
  • of yore
  • once
  • one-time
  • preceding
  • quondam
  • sometime
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antonyms for whilom

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  • after
  • modern
  • new
  • current
  • ensuing
  • following
  • future
  • present
  • prospective
  • subsequent
  • succeeding
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How to use whilom in a sentence

His whilom arrogance was all fallen from him; he wore instead an air of extreme contrition.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was sorry to hear that his whilom chums, the "captain" and "lieutenant," were ill.
FIFTY-TWO STORIES FOR GIRLSVARIOUS
Ygg whilom stuck a sleep-thorn in the robe of the maid who would heroes choose.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
He was not doubtful of me, not then, but of human nature in general; that whilom noble edifice was tottering.
THE LITTLE WHITE BIRDJ. M. BARRIE
"Nay, but Master Gideon slept whilom upon his post," continued Gerald, mimicking him.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 57, NO. 354, APRIL 1845VARIOUS
Then was it accomplished that Merlin whilom said, that mickle care should come of Arthur's departure.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
Less than a twelvemonth afterwards King Francis followed his whilom mistress to the tomb.
THE TALES OF THE HEPTAMERON, VOL. III. (OF V.)MARGARET, QUEEN OF NAVARRE
It appeared that Mrs. Steel's identity with the whilom Mrs. Minchin had not only leaked out in Delverton.
THE SHADOW OF THE ROPEE. W. HORNUNG
Squire Boatfield did his best to wrap the disappearance of his whilom friend in impenetrable veils of mystery.
THE NEST OF THE SPARROWHAWKBARONESS ORCZY
They were all pictures of destitution, and especially the whilom debonair poet.
THE GREY CLOAKHAROLD MACGRATH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO WHILOM

  • above
  • aforementioned
  • aforesaid
  • ancient
  • antecedent
  • anterior
  • bygone
  • departed
  • earlier
  • erstwhile
  • ex-
  • first
  • foregoing
  • late
  • long ago
  • long gone
  • of yore
  • old
  • once
  • one-time
  • past
  • preceding
  • prior
  • quondam
  • sometime
  • whilom
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.