hither and thither

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of hither and thither

old-fashioned + literary
:here and there
  • traveling/wandering hither and thither

Word by Word Definitions

hither play
  1. : to this place

  1. : being on the near or adjacent side

thither play
  1. : to that place : there

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


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