Dictionary

hitherto

hitherto

adverb hith·er·to \-ˌtü, ˌhi-thər-ˈtü\

: until now : before this time

Full Definition of HITHERTO

:  up to this or that time

Examples of HITHERTO

  1. <at the talent show Kyle revealed his hitherto unknown gift for doing impressions>

First Known Use of HITHERTO

13th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hitherwardPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hithermostAll Words Near: hitherto
March 05, 2015
ilk Hear it
Sort or kind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears