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thataway

[th at-uh-wey]
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adverb Older Use.
  1. in or toward the direction pointed out: The outlaws went thataway when they rode out of town.
  2. in the manner indicated: You'll get an electric shock if you do it thataway.
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Origin of thataway

1830–40, Americanism; alteration of that way
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Related Words for thataway

trend, course, progress, path, alternative, approach, line, road, bearing, ingress, walk, street, headway, march, avenue, gateway, tendency, row, boulevard, space

Examples from the Web for thataway

Historical Examples of thataway

  • “We might make a basket of our hands and carry her thataway,” suggested Skeeter.

    The Carter Girls' Week-End Camp

    Nell Speed

  • I'll git th' chap that planned their course out for 'em thataway!

    In Old Kentucky

    Edward Marshall and Charles T. Dazey

  • He lights a fire an' gets a torch ter examine ther tree, but can't find nothin' that would hev cotched him thataway.

    Ted Strong in Montana

    Edward C. Taylor

  • Charon almost said Thataway, as he shook his head and pointed a trembling finger to the distant shore.

  • I reckon,” said Raymond, the conservative, “that the old-time people that fixed it thataway knowed best.

    The Brown Mouse

    Herbert Quick