Definition of hither in English:
adverbarchaic or literary
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Situated on this side: the hither side of Severn
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- Once in the house of custom, on the hither side of the cutting edge, as it were, the scene appears upside down, turned on its head.
- In her second appearance, on ‘the hither bank,’ the woman is ‘to all important’ a critique often directed at Marsden by her detractors and by Joyce's contemporaries.
- In various directions, especially in a disorganized way: the entire household ran hither and thitherMore example sentences
- The plot twists hither and yon, but there isn't the smallest real tension hanging on this stylised arrangement.
- Second, I've been out just about every day since the sales started coming in, posting items off hither and yon.
- They had been aimlessly shining their torches hither and yon for an hour, when Manny unleashed his galling swan song.
Words that rhyme with hitherdither, slither, swither, thither, whither, wither, zither
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