thereabouts

[ th air-uh-bout, th air-uh-bout ]SEE DEFINITION OF thereabouts
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR THEREABOUTS

It is not often that the heiress of a million or thereabouts is quite so readily disposed of.

John was thoughtful for a minute or thereabouts, and then said Yes.

But it should suffice for it to meet for one day annually or thereabouts.

Maybe he would, only he died somewheres in Californy 'long in '54 or thereabouts.

He was six feet tall, or thereabouts, and more than half as wide.

At nine, or thereabouts, we alighted from the train at Paris.

It came into use in the Second World War of 1950 or thereabouts.

He's a youngster—twenty or thereabouts—and he purports to be reading for his exams for the Army.

Like everything else, thereabouts, it had a solid, substantial appearance.

He was a master at the dear old school from 1907, or thereabouts.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, from Old English þærabutan + adverbial genitive -es; see there + about.

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