hither and thither

Definition of hither and thither

old-fashioned + literary

  1. :  here and there <traveling/wandering hither and thither>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to this place

  1. :  being on the near or adjacent side

  1. :  to that place :  there

  1. :  being on the other and farther side :  more remote

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