Definition of aforetime in English:

aforetime

adverb

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

    See also 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/