Definition of hither adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈhɪðə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈhɪðər//
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  • to this place
  • Word OriginOld English hider, of Germanic origin; related to he and here.Idioms
    hither and thither, hither and yon
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    (especially literary) in many different directions People began rushing hither and thither.
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