Definition of whereabouts in English:

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interrogative adverb

Pronunciation: /wɛːrəˈbaʊts/
Where or approximately where: whereabouts do you come from?


Pronunciation: /ˈwɛːrəbaʊts/
[treated as singular or plural]
The place where someone or something is: his whereabouts remain secret
More example sentences
  • In the meantime, Chu's whereabouts remain unknown although rumor have it that he could be in China.
  • Detectives visited his residence at midnight on Thursday but his whereabouts remained unknown on Friday night.
  • Meanwhile City Hall looked quiet on Thursday and Sutiyoso's whereabouts was unknown.
location, position, site, place, situation, locality, spot, point, placement, locale, neighbourhood, vicinity;
home, address;
bearings, orientation
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