Definition of nether
1 : situated down or below : lower Snakes nested in the nether reaches of the cave.
2 : situated or believed to be situated beneath the earth's surface captured her and carried her off to the nether world to be his wife — S. V. McCasland
Examples of nether in a sentence
skied the nether slope of the mountain
Origin and Etymology of nether
Middle English, from Old English nithera, from nither down; akin to Old High German nidar down, Sanskrit ni
First Known Use: before 12th century
NETHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of nether for English Language Learners
: located toward the bottom or more distant part of something
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