AskDefine | Define bygone

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bygone adj : well in the past; former; "bygone days"; "dreams of foregone times"; "sweet memories of gone summers"; "relics of a departed era" [syn: bypast, departed, foregone, gone] n : past events to be put aside; "let bygones be bygones" [syn: water under the bridge]

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  1. In the past.


In the past


  1. A person or occurrence that took place in the past.

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