Monday, July 20, 2009

Word of the Week #61

quondam - [KWAHN-duhm] - adjective

Definition:
Having been formerly; former; sometime.

Usage:
As a quondam flower child, Serenity couldn't quite give up her hip-length hair, much to the chagrin of her teenage children.

3 comments:

Kimberly said...

Heh. Love the mental picture you painted with that example...

L.T. Elliot said...

I am a "quondam" organized mom. *sigh*

Deborah said...

Hey. I'm "quondam" flower child. Sort of.