Definition of thereabouts
- a boy of 18 or thereabouts
He lives on Maple Street or thereabouts.
It happened in 1977 or thereabouts.
There were 50 people or thereabouts.
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: near or around that place, time, number, amount, etc.
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to emit the high shrill tone of bagpipes
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