Quondam

  • 1 Quondam — Quon dam (kw[o^]n d[a^]m), a. [L., formerly.] Having been formerly; former; sometime. This is the quondam king. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 quondam — [kwän′dəm, kwän′dam] adj. [L] that was at one time; former [a quondam companion] …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 Quondam — Quon dam, n. A person dismissed or ejected from a position. [R.] Make them quondams; . . . cast them out of their office. Latimer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4 quondam — index former, prior Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 quondam — 1530s, Latin, lit. formerly, used in English as a noun meaning former holder of some office or position …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 quondam — ► ADJECTIVE formal ▪ former. ORIGIN Latin, formerly …

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  • 7 quondam — quòn·dam avv., agg.inv., s.m.inv., lat. BU 1. avv., un tempo, una volta, in passato, spec. scherz.: un tale, quondam presidente 2. agg.inv., davanti al nome di un defunto: fu, per indicare la paternità: Pietro Bianchi del quondam Mario 3. s.m.inv …

    Dizionario italiano

  • 8 quondam — adjective Etymology: Latin, at one time, formerly, from quom, cum when; akin to Latin qui who more at who Date: 1539 former, sometime < a quondam friend > …

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  • 9 quondam — /kwon deuhm, dam/, adj. former; onetime: his quondam partner. [1580 90; < L] * * * …

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  • 10 quondam — adjective /ˈkwɒndəm/ former; once; at one time My quondam girlfriend is now my wife. Syn: erstwhile …

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  • 11 quondam — adjective formal connected with an earlier time: my quondam tutor …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 quondam — /ˈkwɒndæm/ (say kwondam) adjective that formerly was or existed; former: his quondam partner. {Latin: formerly} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 13 quondam — Synonyms and related words: ancient, bygone, early, erstwhile, fore, former, immemorial, late, old, olden, once, onetime, past, prehistoric, previous, primeval, primitive, prior, recent, sometime, then, whilom …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 14 quòndam — quòn|dam Mot Pla Adjectiu invariable …

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  • 15 quondam — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. former, past, onetime; see former , preceding . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Having been such previously: erstwhile, former, late, old, once, onetime, past, previous, sometime, whilom. See PRECEDE …

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  • 16 quondam — quon|dam [ kwan,dæm ] adjective LITERARY previously in a particular job, position, or relationship, but not in it now. The more usual word is former …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 quondam — former; sometime; formerly Latin Adverbs and Prepositions …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 18 quondam — quon·dam || kwÉ‘ndæm / kwÉ’ adj. past, former; onetime, ex …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 19 quondam — [ kwɒndəm, dam] adjective formal former. Origin C16: from L., formerly …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 20 quondam — (L). Formerly …

    Dictionary of word roots and combining forms