[ UK /ðe‍əɹɐbˈa‍ʊts/ ]
[ US /ˌðɛɹəˈbaʊts/ ]
  1. near that time or date
    come at noon or thereabouts
  2. near that place
    he stayed in London or thereabouts for several weeks
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How To Use thereabouts In A Sentence

  • Then he looked into the west "airt," and he thought he saw thereabouts a ring of fiery hue, and within the ring a man on a grey horse. The Story of Burnt Njal: the great Icelandic tribune, jurist, and counsellor
  • The man in the shop, perhaps, is in the baked 'jemmy' line, or the fire-wood and hearth-stone line, or any other line which requires a floating capital of eighteen-pence or thereabouts: and he and his family live in the shop, and the small back parlour behind it. Sketches by Boz, illustrative of everyday life and every-day people
  • No reason to think they will not be there or thereabouts again. Times, Sunday Times
  • I think everything took about 1 hour 45 minutes or thereabouts.
  • The factory is in Leeds or somewhere thereabouts.
  • As she sat before a "burry," clad in a blue, pinafore-like garment, from which emerged white silk sleeves to match the collar and yoke, her hand absently turning over a pile of notebooks, bound in green and blue and rose, she made a striking contrast to Hannah Vernon in a cinnamon coat and skirt, built for wear by a cheap tailor on the principle of "there or thereabouts. A College Girl
  • Can we rendezvous at Rae's Junction or thereabouts?
  • I believe we'll be on at about 7:15 pm or somewhere thereabouts.
  • Let the rounded end of a brass rod, 0.3 of an inch or thereabouts in diameter, point downwards in free air; let it be amalgamated, and have a drop of mercury suspended from it; and then let it be powerfully electrized. Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1
  • He is actually of an alternate dimension where everyone has pure, icy blue hypnotic eyes, and the beings that exist thereabouts communicate through a sort of musical telepathy.
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