whither
Pronunciation Adverb

whither (not comparable)

  1. (archaic, formal, poetic or literary) To what place.
    • 1885, Robert Louis Stevenson, The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde, Penguin Red Classics, paperback edition, page 24
      And with the same grave countenance he hurried through his breakfast and drove to the police station, whither the body had been carried.
    • 1918, Willa Cather, My Antonia, Mirado Modern Classics, paperback edition, page 8
      The wagon jolted on, carrying me I knew not whither.
Antonyms Related terms Translations Verb

whither (whithers, present participle whithering; past and past participle whithered)

  1. (intransitive, obsolete, dialectal) To wuther.



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