What does the word previous mean?

Usage examples for previous

  1. Before the previous day, Dallas and Marylyn had never seen it. – The Plow-Woman by Eleanor Gates
  2. " Good- morning, Ruth," she said pleasantly, quite as if nothing had happened on the previous day, and that Ruth had not slept two hours later than usual. – A Little Maid of Old Philadelphia by Alice Turner Curtis
  3. They had been bent down close to the ground the previous winter and covered with earth. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe