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yestermonth

yestermonth

English

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Adverb

yestermonth (not comparable)

  1. Last month; a few months ago.
    • 1901, George Bernard Shaw, The Admirable Bashville: Or, Constancy Unrewarded; Being the Novel of Cashel Byron's Profession, page 20:
      Since England was a nation every mood / Her scribes have prepositionally split; / But thine avoidance dates from yestermonth.
    • 2009 January 26, Alessandra Stanley, “A Fictional Ad Agency That Really Hawks [Your Product Name Here]”, in New York Times:
      A little like the self-contradictory tag line “Instant Classic,” this series is infused with nowadays nostalgia, a trip back not to yesteryear but yestermonth.