adverbinformal, chiefly US
1In that direction.
- 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.
- 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.’
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