Meaning of afore in English:


Pronunciation /əˈfɔː/

See synonyms for afore on

Translate afore into Spanish


archaic, dialect
  • Before.

    ‘he died the day afore yesterday’
    • ‘A human being's evident fear is that he should die afore his time.’
    • ‘Rebecca, did the dinosaurs come afore man, or at the same time?’
    • ‘It's all been done before by Nature or those who came afore.’
    • ‘Shouldn't be long afore we find out who she is.’
    • ‘The stream is murky and my eyes are not so keen as they were ages afore.’


Old English onforan(see a-, fore).