adverb \ˈhi-thər\

: to this place

Full Definition of HITHER

:  to this place

Origin of HITHER

Middle English hider, hither, from Old English hider; akin to Gothic hidre hither, Latin citra on this side — more at he
First Known Use: before 12th century



Definition of HITHER

:  being on the near or adjacent side

Examples of HITHER

  1. <we began to explore the hither bank while our companions crossed the creek to explore the yonder bank>

First Known Use of HITHER

14th century

Related to HITHER

Rhymes with HITHER


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