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thisaway

[ this-uh-wey ]
/ ˈðɪs əˌweɪ /
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adverb Informal.
this way; in this direction.
in this manner.
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Origin of thisaway

An Americanism dating back to 1830–40; alteration (with inserted schwa) of this way
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How to use thisaway in a sentence

  • But aint yuh meanin tuh pay me anything fo shootin up my pets thisaway?

  • If you goin' keep on thisaway whut you is been, I'm goin' to up an' go way from here, ri' now!

    Gentle Julia|Booth Tarkington
  • When my folks moved out thisaway we brung it with us, and its been in the bottom of an old trunk of mine for forty year.

    The Heart of Canyon Pass|Thomas K. Holmes
  • Well, it sizes up thisaway, the Doc continued, ignoring the others flash of temper.

    Dust of the Desert|Robert Welles Ritchie
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