Definition of nether adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈneðə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈneðər//
[only before noun] (literary or humorous)
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lower a person’s nether regions (= their genitals) Word OriginOld English nithera, neothera, of Germanic origin; related to Dutch neder- (found in compounds), neer, and German nieder, from an Indo-European root meaning ‘down’.
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