nowheresville

nowheresville

[noh-hwairz-vil, -wairz-]
noun Slang.
1.
a remote or isolated town or village.
2.
a job, position, rank, etc., completely lacking in status, recognition, or a chance for advancement.
3.
anything unrealistic, impractical, or useless.
Also, Nowheresville.


Origin:
nowhere + 's1 or -s1 + -ville, extracted from place names with this element

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Main Entry:  nowheresville1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  remote place, town, or village; also written Nowheresville
Main Entry:  nowheresville2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a position or job that has no prestige or opportunity for advancement; also written Nowheresville
Main Entry:  nowheresville3
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  anything that is fruitless; also written Nowheresville
Main Entry:  Nowheresville1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See nowheresville
Main Entry:  Nowheresville2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See nowheresville
Main Entry:  Nowheresville3
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See nowheresville
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