Quondam



[kwon-duh m, -dam] /ˈkwɒn dəm, -dæm/

adjective
1.
former; onetime:
his quondam partner.
/ˈkwɒndæm/
adjective
1.
(prenominal) of an earlier time; former: her quondam lover
adj.

“one-time, former,” 1580s, from earlier use as an adverb (“formerly”) and a noun (“former holder” of some office or position), both 1530s, from Latin quondam (adv.) “formerly, at some time, at one time; once in a while,” from quom, cum “when, as” (see who) + demonstrative ending -dam.

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