1. bygone

adjective. ['ˈbaɪˌgɔn'] well in the past; former.


  • foregone
  • past
  • departed
  • bypast


  • present
  • alive
  • preserved
  • found

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Words that Rhyme with Bygone

  • woebegone

Example sentences of the word bygone

1. Noun, singular or mass
The same conventions hold true for elegies that deal with bygone eras rather than people.

Quotes containing the word bygone

1. A farm regulated to production of raw commodities is not a farm at all. It is a temporary blip until the land is used up, the water polluted, the neighbors nauseated, and the air unbreathable. The farmhouse, the concrete, the machinery, and outbuildings become relics of a bygone vibrancy when another family farm moves to the city financial centers for relief.
- Joel Salatin, Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal: War Stories from the Local Food Front

2. bygone

noun. ['ˈbaɪˌgɔn'] past events to be put aside.


  • past
  • past times
  • water under the bridge


  • new
  • incoming
  • current
  • living