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Synonyms for erstwhile
ˈɜrstˌʰwaɪl, -ˌwaɪlerst·while

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  1. erstwhileadverb

    Synonyms:
    erewhile

  2. erstwhileadjective

    Former, previous.

    Synonyms:
    erewhile, previous, quondam, once, former

Princeton's WordNet

  1. erstwhile(a), former(a), old, onetime(a), one-time(a), quondam(a), sometime(a)adverb

    belonging to some prior time

    "erstwhile friend"; "our former glory"; "the once capital of the state"; "her quondam lover"

    Antonyms:
    present(a), future

  2. once, formerly, at one time, erstwhile, erstadverb

    at a previous time

    "at one time he loved her"; "her erstwhile writing"; "she was a dancer once";

    Synonyms:
    at once, erst, at one time, formerly, at a time, one time, in one case, once

    Antonyms:
    future, present(a)

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  1. List of paraphrases for "erstwhile":

    former, old

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