onetime onetime  /ˈwən ˈtaɪm/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) belonging to some prior time

Usage(s):

  1. Kara Kemal, onetime member of the Young Turk Committee of Union and Progress, sentenced to death as ringleader of the recent plot to assassinate President Mustapha Kemal Pasha of .
  2. Under arrest and liable to prompt liquidation were Estonia's onetime President Konstantin Pts, Latvia's onetime President Karlis Ulmanis and Foreign Minister Vilhelms Hunters .
  3. A little, brown-eyed, onetime parlormaid was making Englishmen sit up take notice last week.

News

  1. Nevadan Wellinghoff steps down as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission chair

    Onetime state consumer advocate Jon Wellinghoff is stepping down after four years as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reno Gazette-Journal

  2. Journey singer's cancer battle

    Onetime Journey frontman Steve Perry has revealed that he recently was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer, and that he has undergone two surgeries to remove the cancer cells.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSN

  3. Ex-Journey frontman Steve Perry recovering from melanoma surgery

    Onetime Journey frontman Steve Perry has revealed that he recently was diagnosed with melanoma skin cancer, and that he has undergone two surgeries to remove the cancer cells. "They think they got it all," wrote the "Don't Stop Believin'" singer, who fronted Journey from 1977-87 and 1995-98, on his Fan Asylum personal blog last Thursday. Perry, who included with the post a photo of himself and ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: MSNBC

Quotes

  1. "We are in the midst of a struggle against terrorism and it is not a onetime conflict," said Livni, who recently succeeded Olmert as the leader of the Kadima party. "This is not a conflict that will end in agreement. We embarked on this...
    on Jan 12, 2009 By: Tzipi Livni Source: Calgary Herald

  2. "There's no doubt that the next governor in January is going to have to deal with a bunch of issues like transportation, the pension problem, the deficit that's building up. There's a lot of onetime fixes that are going to have to be dealt with...
    on Jul 7, 2010 By: Dan Onorato Source: WTAE Pittsburgh

  3. "I will acknowledge that one aspect of the proposal is very significant," NHL commissioner Gary Bettman said. "That element is a recognition by the union of our economic condition, but it is a onetime element. We have said consistently that...
    on Dec 10, 2004 By: Gary Bettman Source: New York Sun

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