Definitions for quondamˈkwɒn dəm, -dæm
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quon•damˈkwɒn dəm, -dæm(adj.)
Category: Foreign Term
Origin of quondam:
1580–90; < L
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"
former; once; at one time
My quondam girlfriend is now my wife.
Origin: Latin quondam
having been formerly; former; sometime
a person dismissed or ejected from a position