Definitions for yester-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word yester-

Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yes•ter*ˈyɛs tər(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to yesterday (usu. used in combination):

    yesternight.

* Archaic..

Origin of yester:

1570–80; extracted from yesterday

yester-

  1. a combining form occurring in words that denote a time one period prior to the present period, the nature of the period being specified by the second element of the compound:

    yesteryear.

    Category: Affix

Origin of yester-:

OE geostran, c. OHG gestre; akin to L hesternus of yesterday

Wiktionary

  1. yester-(Prefix)

    Belonging to the day preceding the present; next before the present.

  2. yester-(Prefix)

    Denoting former, earlier, or previous times.

  3. Origin: From yester-, yister-, from geostran-, giestran-, from gistr-, from dǵheis-. Cognate with 033203390343034403420330-. More at yesterday.

Translation

Find a translation for the yester- definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these yester- definitions with the community:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"yester-." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 23 Apr. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/yester->.

Are we missing a good definition for yester-?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for yester-: