Complete Definition of "afore"

English
Etymology
OE. afore, aforn, AS. onforan or ætforan
prefix|a|fore

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /Ê.foɹ/
audio|en-us-afore.ogg|Audio (US)

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. obsolete before|Before.
  2. nautical In the fore part of a ship.

Preposition
en-prep

  1. before

#*1989: w:Edward Chisnall|Edward Chisnall, Bell in the tree; The Glasgow story
#*:"Oh aye!" his face lit up with a smile. "I mind that! Where was that?" "That was us when we all worked in the shop, afore the War." "Oh aye �" he frowned. "Who �" She took the photograph back from him and reached inside her apron pocket for her spectacles.

Category:English prepositions

Related terms
afore-

ar:afore
et:afore
sv:afore
te:afore

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