Definition of syne in English:


Line breaks: syne
Pronunciation: /sʌɪn


Ago. See also auld lang syne, lang syne.
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  • I set out frae hame, about three weeks syne, taking my passage in the steam-boat at Ardrossan for Glasgow.
  • I came to it weeks syne about the man ye'll maybe meet the morn's night.


Middle English: contraction of dialect sithen 'ever since'.

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