Definition of forbye in English:

forbye

(also forby)

preposition & adverb

Scottish
archaic
  • In addition; besides.

    as preposition ‘no doubt he had many a sin on his soul, forbye murder’
    • ‘Let's not forget, forbye, that the young Jack Nicklaus had a John Daly-style physique, though happily for his trophy lounge, he also had a rather less colourful recreational programme and later an elegant missus who monitored his diet.’
    except, except for, excepting, excluding, not including, omitting, leaving out, not counting, but, besides, barring, bar, other than, exclusive of, saving, save, apart from, aside from
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Pronunciation

forbye

/fəˈbʌɪ//fɔːˈbʌɪ/