Definition of yore in English:

yore

noun

in phrase of yore
literary
  • Of long ago or former times (used in nostalgic or mock-nostalgic recollection)

    ‘a great empire in days of yore’
    • ‘It is preposterous to ask seasoned physicians to acquire necessary qualifications to carry on with the legacies of yore.’
    • ‘Boyhood's end is a short but dramatic work full of conflicting emotions and nostalgia for days of yore.’
    • ‘While they make for funny dinner conversation now, in days of yore these words were taken very seriously.’
    • ‘Germans believe that they got this tradition from the gypsies who came from the Indian sub-continent in the days of yore.’
    • ‘In an ideal world, I would be at home with you, enjoying breaks in the cloud and reminiscing over floods past and the storms of yore.’

Origin

Old English geāra, geāre, of unknown origin.

Pronunciation

yore

/jɔː/