Definition of afore in English:

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afore

Pronunciation: /əˈfɔː/

preposition

archaic or dialect
Before: he died the day afore yesterday
More example sentences
  • A human being's evident fear is that he should die afore his time.
  • Rebecca, did the dinosaurs come afore man, or at the same time?
  • It's all been done before by Nature or those who came afore.

Origin

Old English onforan (see a-2, fore).

Words that rhyme with afore

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