in or toward the direction pointed out: The outlaws went thataway when they rode out of town.
in the manner indicated: You'll get an electric shock if you do it thataway.
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How to use thataway in a sentence
"Ain't no use fightin' with one o' them fellers thataway," he said, shaking his head.The Trail of the Lonesome Pine | John Fox, Jr.
When a babe gits its mind sot thataway on a proposition, there haint no help for it but to give it what it craves.Mothering on Perilous | Lucy S. Furman
Charon almost said thataway, as he shook his head and pointed a trembling finger to the distant shore.Satan and the Comrades | Ralph Bennitt
"It shore looks thataway, Buck," replied Red, biting into a huge plug of tobacco which he produced from his chaps.Hopalong Cassidy's Rustler Round-Up | Clarence Edward Mulford
How'd he come ter be fixed up thataway in the middle of the tree, dyin' thar all lonesome, like a poor critter caught in a trap?Kiddie the Scout | Robert Leighton