Definition of t'other in English:
adjective& pronoundialect or humorous
The other: [as adjective]: I was talking about it t῾other day [as pronoun]: we were talking of this, that, and t῾other
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- In other news… Imagine not only my surprise but also my genuine feeling of alarm when I checked my email t'other day and found a missive entitled ‘Merry Christmas’ from that cheeky chappie himself Jamie Oliver.
- Walking into or home from work t'other day, I forget which, I glanced to the side to find myself looking at a huge billboard decorated with my childhood imaginary friend - Ernie from Sesame Street.
- They were discussing the idea that the real opposition to the Labour Government was not on the benches across from them, and not even over in t'other chamber where the half-asleep unelected preside, but in Fleet Street.
Middle English the tother, wrong division of thet other 'the other' (thet, from Old English thaet, the obsolete neuter form of the).
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