hither adv : to this place (especially toward the speaker); "come here, please" [syn: here] [ant: there]
- Rhymes: -ɪðə(r)
- In the context of "literary|or|archaic": To this place, to
- He went hither and thither.
- On this side; the nearer.
- 1954, The essential Not-self could be perceived very clearly in things and in living creatures on the hither side of good and evil. — Aldous Huxley, The Doors of Perception (Chatto & Windus 1954, p. 30)
- Icelandic: sem er nær