[noh-hwith-er, -with-]


to no place; nowhere: paths leading nowhither.

Origin of nowhither

before 900; Middle English nohwider, Old English nāhwider. See no1, whither Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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archaic to no place; to nowhere

Word Origin for nowhither

Old English nāhwider. See neither
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Word Origin and History for nowhither

"toward no place," Old English nahwiðer; see no + whither.

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