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nowheresville

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noun no·wheres·ville \ˈnō-ˌ(h)werz-ˌvil, -(h)wərz-\

Definition of nowheresville

  1. :  nowhere: as a :  a location lacking identifying or individualizing qualities b :  a place or state denoting failure or relative obscurity <a career heading towards nowheresville>



Examples of nowheresville

  1. <after years of languishing in nowheresville, she started to make it really big in the art world>



1965

First Known Use of nowheresville

1965


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