where have you been

idiom

Definition of where have you been

: where were you? : why weren't you here? I've been waiting for you for half an hour. Where have you been?

Learn More about where have you been

Statistics for where have you been

Cite this Entry

“Where have you been.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/where%20have%20you%20been. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

Comments on where have you been

What made you want to look up where have you been? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

See Definitions and Examples »

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words for Summer: A Quiz

  • a closeup of a sunflower
  • Which of the following words means “of or relating to summer”?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!