Meaning of "Auld Lang Syne"

times long past.

auld lang syne

ôld′ lăng zīn′, sīn′

auld lang syne

(ôld 'lăng zīn', sīn ')
n.
Past times; the good oldie times.

[Scots: auld

auld lang syne

ˈɔːld læŋ ˈsəɪn; ˈsaɪn; ˈzaɪn

auld lang syne

( ld læŋ səɪn; saɪn; zaɪn )
n
old times; past times, especially those that are remembered with affection or nostalgia
[Scottish, literally: a long time since a long time ago]

auld lang syne

(ˈɔld læŋ ˈzaɪn, ˈsaɪn)

auld lang syne

(ɔld læŋ zaɪn, saɪn) n n n.
times remembered with love.
[Scot: literally, a long time ago, that is, a long time ago (days)]