Definition of aforetime in English:

aforetime

adverb

  • In the past, formerly, previously; = aforetimes.

noun

  • Former time, the past; an earlier time. Compare earlier beforetime.

adjective

  • Attributive Former, past, earlier, previous.

Origin

Late Middle English. Alteration of beforetime, after afore.

Pronunciation:

aforetime

/əˈfɔːtʌɪm/