An example of yonder is the tractor that isn’t close by but is farther away by the barn; the yonder tractor.
- farther; more distant (with the)
- being at a distance, but within, or as within, sight; that or those over there
Origin of yonderMiddle English extension of yond: see yond
Origin of yonderMiddle English, from yond, yond; see yond.
- Something that is distant but within sight.
- Off we go, into the wild blue yonder, riding high into the sky.
The term yonder is used more often in the South than elsewhere in the US.