whereabout

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

where +‎ about

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌʍɛəɹəˈbaʊt/, /ˌwɛəɹəˈbaʊt/

AdverbEdit

whereabout (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) About which; concerning which.
    • 1594, Richard Hooker, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie
      the object whereabout they are conversant
  2. About where. (Can we add an example for this sense?)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Here-, there-, and where- words