Definition of thereabouts
1 : near that place or time
2 : near that number, degree, or quantity a boy of 18 or thereabouts
Examples of thereabouts in a Sentence
He lives on Maple Street or thereabouts.
It happened in 1977 or thereabouts.
There were 50 people or thereabouts.
Before 12th Century
First Known Use of thereabouts
before 12th century
THEREABOUTS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thereabouts for English Language Learners
: near or around that place, time, number, amount, etc.
THEREABOUTS Defined for Kids
Definition of thereabouts for Students
1 : near that place or time There was a cabin thereabouts.
2 : near that number, degree, or amount The temperature reached 100 degrees or thereabouts.
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