Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Belonging to the day preceding the present; next before the present: used in the compounds given below, and rarely, by license, as a quasi-adjective.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb archaic Last; last past; next before; of or pertaining to yesterday.

Etymologies

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Middle English, from Old English geostran ("yesterday")

Examples

  • While Far Cry 2 goes to extraordinary effort to animate and portray you as a character to the best of current technical limitations, Fallout 3 reflects a character design aesthetic stuck in yester-year that doesn’t seem to mind stilted and jerky animations.

    A Spoiled Gamer, Am I.

  • While Far Cry 2 goes to extraordinary effort to animate and portray you as a character to the best of current technical limitations, Fallout 3 reflects a character design aesthetic stuck in yester-year that doesn’t seem to mind stilted and jerky animations.

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  • THE EMAIL: Hi im [photographer's relative], when he go out side yester day for he never came back home and also his friend and a lot of our young brave people, government arrested them [...] don't let them suffer in those bloody hands.

    Iran Election Live-Blogging (Sunday June 21)

  • The trick is that you have to be ready to play with new ideas and test new approaches cheaper, faster and better than the traditional IT or channel deployment approaches of yester years.

    Brett King: How to create a sexy bank

  • View Comments rapo007 yester only i watch this movie through the site portals like watch movies online via PC. its a big surprise for late night to me. the Sherlock Holmes character works for the most part thanks to Robert Downey, Jr. and Jude Law. sd card

    SHERLOCK HOLMES Review – Collider.com

  • Just like the heretics (from the Christian perspective) of yester-millennium who thought only the soul mattered and the body was garbage, many people today see only the brain (and a fully functional one at that) as the definition of a person and the body as inconsequential.

    ProWomanProLife » The libertarian position on abortion

  • The trick is that you have to be ready to play with new ideas and test new approaches cheaper, faster and better than the traditional IT or channel deployment approaches of yester years.

    Brett King: How to create a sexy bank

  • I thought that I would not have live to see this day come that we would have such a GEM of a human mankind to lead us back to grace and respect, that was taught to us from our Fathers and Mothers of yester years.

    Obama sends message to dads on Father's Day

  • Extensibility means not having to live with broken design decisions of yester-year.

    In defense of microformats | FactoryCity

  • From the classics of yester year to a few newer offerings, Mickey and the gang celebrate Christmas as only Disney can!

    Review: Disney Christmas Classics | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

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