So much fun as always to learn a new word and that word today is Quondam.
Quondam (Adjective, KWAHN-dum)-former, sometime
A couple examples of the use of Quondam:
Many people were surprised to learn that the quondam poet and professor had since become an accountant.
|“It was in that spirit that Vladimir Putin, the quondam KGB man who rules Russia, addressed his nation and the world Tuesday on the annexation of Crimea.” — Charles Lane, The Washington Post, 18 Mar. 2014|
A quondam lover of past
Once full of compassion and love
Now bitter and cold
Providing love that won’t last
Oh the love you once showed
© Chris Chonos