English adjective: erstwhile
|1.||erstwhile belonging to some prior time|
Our former glory.
The once capital of the state.
Her quondam lover.
|Synonyms||former, old, one-time, onetime, quondam, sometime|
English adverb: erstwhile
|1.||erstwhile at a previous time|
|Samples||At one time he loved her.|
Her erstwhile writing.
She was a dancer once.
|Synonyms||at one time, erst, formerly, once|