whereabouts[hwer′ə bo̵uts′, wer′-]
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- near or at what place? where?
- Obsolete about or concerning which
Rare at, in, or near what place: the lost hikers wondered whereabouts the cabin was
the place where a person or thing is: to know the whereabouts of a person
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About where; in, at, or near what location: Whereabouts do you live?noun (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Approximate location: Her whereabouts are still unknown.