Share this entry
thataway Syllabification: that·a·way
Pronunciation: /ˈT͟Hadəˌwā/

Definition of thataway in English:


informal, chiefly US
1In that direction.
Example sentences
  • As with all the sensationalized stories in the press in the last few years, there were many red herrings, the white van, the guy that said ‘They went thataway.’
  • The only people having any fun were the Jewish protestors about a hundred yards thataway, singing patriotic and religious songs, and doing some dancing.
  • Given it's Farnborough a few miles thataway, I'm guessing it was something do with the air show (thought it was the week before, but never mind).
2In that way; like that.
Example sentences
  • Causey struggled for something to say and finally managed, ‘Well, he ought not have shot at me thataway.’
  • Granger replies, ‘I expect you'd best just forget about teaching altogether… then thataway you'll have plenty of time to write your own book.’
Definition of thataway in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources