whereabout

[ hwair-uh-bout, wair- ]
/ ˈʰwɛər əˌbaʊt, ˈwɛər- /
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adverb


Nearby words

  1. where're,
  2. where's,
  3. where's the beef?,
  4. where's the fire,
  5. where've,
  6. whereabouts,
  7. whereafter,
  8. whereas,
  9. whereat,
  10. whereby

Origin of whereabout

Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at where, about

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Word Origin and History for whereabout

whereabout

adv.

c.1300 as an interrogatory word, from where + about.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper