Definitions for quondamˈkwɒn dəm, -dæm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quon•damˈkwɒn dəm, -dæm(adj.)

  1. former; onetime.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of quondam:

1580–90; < L

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erstwhile(a), former(a), old, onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)(adj)

    belonging to some prior time

    "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"

Wiktionary

  1. quondam(Adjective)

    former; once; at one time

    My quondam girlfriend is now my wife.

  2. Origin: Latin quondam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Quondam(adj)

    having been formerly; former; sometime

  2. Quondam(noun)

    a person dismissed or ejected from a position

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