Meaning of “nowhere” - Learner’s Dictionary


adverb us uk /ˈnəʊweər/

B1 not anywhere:

The room was very crowded - there was nowhere to sit.
We had nowhere else to go.
Nowhere was the lack of skilled workers more apparent than in the engineering section.

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out of nowhere

B2 If someone or something appears out of nowhere, they appear suddenly or unexpectedly:

The car came out of nowhere and we had to swerve to miss it.

(Definition of “nowhere” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)