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Definitions of whereabouts

  1. The place where a person or thing is; as, they did not know his whereabouts. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. Sing. The place where a person or thing is. Also, where about. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. The place in or near which a person or thing is. whereabout. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  4. about where or near what place; "I don't know whereabouts the border will be drawn"; "whereabout do you live?" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. About where; near what or which place; - used interrogatively and relatively; as, whereabouts did you meet him? Webster Dictionary DB
  6. About where; near what or which place; about which or concerning which. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. Near or at what place; about where. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

Usage examples for whereabouts

  1. They were looking for Sylv; had been detained at Beaufort, and were only just arrived; so they had come at once to the manor to ask Lance if he knew anything of Sylv's whereabouts since Lance had been mentioned in the letter of farewell. – True and Other Stories by George Parsons Lathrop
  2. And yet the full evidence of Jackson's whereabouts was before him. – The Campaign of Chancellorsville by Theodore A. Dodge
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