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Today's word: whilomˈʰwaɪ ləm, ˈwaɪ-

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word whilom


  1. whilom(Adverb)


  2. whilom(Adverb)

    Once upon a time, formerly.

  3. whilom(Adjective)

    Former; sometime, late.

  4. whilom(Conjunction)


  5. Origin: Old English hwīlum, dative plural of hwīl ‘while’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Whilom(noun)

    formerly; once; of old; erewhile; at times

  2. Origin: [AS. hwlum, properly, at times, dative pl. of hwl; akin to G. weiland formerly, OHG. hwlm, See While, n.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilom in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of whilom in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of whilom in a Sentence

  1. Omar Khayyam:

    Whilom, ere youth?s conceit had waned, methought Answers to all life?s problems I had wrought; But now, grown old and wise, too late I see My life is spent, and all my lore is nought.

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