A thing that no longer happens or exists: house-price booms were seen as a thing of the past
More example sentences
- The guide suggests that Britain is now a truly united kingdom with the north-south divide a thing of the past.
- The habit of walking children to school is mostly a thing of the past.
- But for one group of tots, such light-hearted activity could be a thing of the past.
Definition of a thing of the past in:
- The US English dictionary