out of nowhere

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Definition of out of nowhere 

1 : from an unlikely beginning She rose to fame out of nowhere.

2 : in a sudden and unexpected way The car came out of nowhere! Suddenly, out of nowhere, she offered me the job. From out of nowhere he asked her if she was having an affair.

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