Erstwhile - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 23/12/2019

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Erstwhile.

FORMER
  1. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
  2. (used especially of persons) of the immediate past; "the former president"; "our late President is still very active"; "the previous occupant of the White House"
  3. the first of two or the first mentioned of two; "Tom and Dick were both heroes but only the former is remembered today"
  4. referring to the first of two things or persons mentioned (or the earlier one or ones of several); "the novel was made into a film in 1943 and again in 1967; I prefer the former version to the latter one"
  5. belonging to the distant past; "the early inhabitants of Europe"; "former generations"; "in other times"
OLD
  1. (used for emphasis) very familiar; "good old boy"; "same old story"
  2. (used informally especially for emphasis); "a real honest-to-god live cowboy"; "had us a high old time"; "went upriver to look at a sure-enough fish wheel"
  3. of long duration; not new; "old tradition"; "old house"; "old wine"; "old country"; "old friendships"; "old money"
  4. (used especially of persons) having lived for a relatively long time or attained a specific age; "his mother is very old"; "a ripe old age"; "how old are you?"
  5. belonging to some prior time; "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"
  6. Ancient
  7. just preceding something else in time or order; "the previous owner"; "my old house was larger"
  8. past times (especially in the phrase `in days of old')
  9. of a very early stage in development; "Old English is also called Anglo Saxon"; "Old High German is High German from the middle of the 9th to
ONCE
  1. on one occasion; "once I ran into her"
  2. at a previous time; "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";
  3. as soon as; "once we are home, we can rest"
  4. in the past
PAST
  1. a verb tense that expresses actions or states in the past
  2. the time that has elapsed; "forget the past"
  3. a earlier period in someone's life (especially one that they have reason to keep secret); "reporters dug into the candidate's past"
  4. of a person who has held and relinquished a position or office; "a retiring member of the board"
  5. so as to pass a given point; "every hour a train goes past"
  6. earlier than the present time; no longer current; "time past"; "his youth is past"; "this past Thursday"; "the past year"

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19th-century, say
A bit more than never
A Grimm beginning?
A long time ago
A single time
A while ago
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Advanced in years
After
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Almost never?
Ancient
Antique
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Archaic
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Auctioneer's word
Auld lang syne, with "the
Back then
Behind us all
Between twice and never
Beyond
Bum crack?
Bygone
Dated
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Enough, for some
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Ever
Ex-
Exceptional occasion
Experienced, as a pro
Fairy tale beginning
Fairy tale opener
Fairy tale start
Fairy tale starter
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First mentioned (of two)
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Follower or preceder of a
For ___ (on this occasion
Former
Former Catholic entering United
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Former heads of our legal department
Former life
Formerly
Formerly one in a hundred? On the contrary
Formerly part of coronation ceremony
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Fossilized
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Future's opposite
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Getting on in years
Give the ___-over
Golf’s abandoned winner’s medal that’s long-established
Gone by
Gone by in time
Gone gray, say
Gray, say
Grimm beginning
Grimm opener
Hackneyed
Half the seasoned beef is over and done with
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Here many condemned medieval sort of bridge
Historian's concern
Historical
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History not for the French test primarily
History, with "the"
Hoary
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I must catch cold? Not again!
If ever
Immediately, after "at"
In olden times
In the old days
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In times past
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Individual touring clubs long ago
It may be checkered
It may be shady
It might be checkered
It's enough, for some
It's often enough
Jolly ___ Saint Nick
Kind of tense
Later than
Like a centenarian
Like Methuselah
Like Mother Hubbard
Like octogenarians
Like some practice
Like the farmer MacDonald
Like the gray mare
Like the hills
Like water under the brid
Long ago
Long in the tooth
Moth-eaten
Much-used
Not again
Not cutting-edge
Not fresh
Not funny anymore
On a single occasion
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One time only
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Out of vogue
Outdated
Outmoded
Over
Part of O.T.
Pass
Past
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Popular story start
Pound note king refused in days gone by
Prehistoric
Previous
Previously
Previously heard
Previously held in detention centre
Previously, and never to be repeated?
Quondam
Reportedly did well in exam for history
Saggy and wrinkled, but daring to go topless
Second word in many limer
Second word of many limer
Self-referentially concealed in the past?
Senescent
Signal to include large hint
Single time
So last year
Some time ago
Some time back
Something ___ (bride's ne
Stale
Story opening
Story starter
Storybook beginning
Storybook starter
Superannuated
Take part in initiation ceremony at any time
The "O" in G.O.P.
Time gone by
Time machine's destinatio
Time-worn
Timeworn
Twice reduced by 50%
Unmodernized
Up there in years
Used
Veteran from left in party getting backed
Vintage
Way back when
When
When the Head needs no introduction
Whenever
Wild encore drowns second encore
Word before school or mas
Word with hand or hat
Worn
Worn out
Years ago
Years back
Young's opposite
___ a day
___ and for all
___ in a blue moon
___ Navy
___ upon a time

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