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



    BrE BrE//ˌðeərəˈbaʊts//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌðerəˈbaʊts//
    (usually used after or)
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  1. 1near the place mentioned He comes from Leeds or thereabouts.
  2. 2used to say that a particular number, quantity, time, etc. is not exact They paid $100 000 or thereabouts for the house. She must be about 60 or thereabouts.
  3. Idioms (British English, informal) used to say that something is very good, even if it is not perfect At the end of the tournament, he'll be there or thereabouts (= he may not win, but he will be one of the best players).
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