Etymology
Advertisement

hereabout (adv.)

"about this, with regard to this matter," c. 1200, from here + about. Meaning "in the vicinity, near here" is from early 13c. Hereabouts, with adverbial genitive -s-, is from 1580s.

updated on July 04, 2015

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of hereabout from WordNet

hereabout (adv.)
in this general vicinity;
the people are friendly hereabouts
Synonyms: hereabouts
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.