: near that place or time
: near that number, degree, or quantity <a boy of 18 or thereabouts>
Examples of THEREABOUTS
- He lives on Maple Street or thereabouts.
- It happened in 1977 or thereabouts.
- There were 50 people or thereabouts.
First Known Use of THEREABOUTS
before 12th century
: near that place or time <There was a cabin thereabouts.>
: near that number, degree, or amount <The temperature reached 100 degrees or thereabouts.>
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