Definition of afore in English:

afore

preposition

dialect, archaic
  • Before:

    ‘he died the day afore yesterday’
    • ‘Shouldn't be long afore we find out who she is.’
    • ‘A human being's evident fear is that he should die afore his time.’
    • ‘Rebecca, did the dinosaurs come afore man, or at the same time?’
    • ‘It's all been done before by Nature or those who came afore.’
    • ‘The stream is murky and my eyes are not so keen as they were ages afore.’

Origin

Old English onforan (see a-, fore).

Pronunciation:

afore

/əˈfɔː/