- The definition of hither is nearer.
An example of hither is the house that is closest; the hither house.
- Hither is defined as toward or closer to here.
An example of hither is asking someone to walk closer to a another; "Come hither."
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Origin: Middle English, from Old English hider; see ko- in Indo-European roots.
hither - Phrases/Idioms