- [literary/literario] (before noun/delante del nombre) [companions/foe] antiguoMore example sentences
- He assuredly bumped off a formidable array of erstwhile friends and possible rivals.
- To be fair to the script writers, they have made Todd behave in a way which entitled his erstwhile friends and neighbours to complain about his conduct.
- But there's nothing like a common enemy to get erstwhile rivals to work together.
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.
- [literary/literario] otrora [literary/literario], antiguamenteMore example sentences
- The future, as foreseen by Douglas Hurd, erstwhile Foreign Secretary to Margaret Thatcher, looks intriguing.
- Getting a brand that was erstwhile pushed by James Bond himself?
- Oil money has corrupted the media and a considerable segment of erstwhile critical intellectuals.