nowheresville

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

Definition of nowheresville

: nowhere: such 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 in a Sentence

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

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First Known Use of nowheresville

1917


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