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nowheresville

[noh-hwairz-vil, -wairz-] /ˈnoʊ ʰwɛərzˌvɪl, -wɛərz-/
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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Slang definitions & phrases for nowheresville

nowhere

adjective

Inferior; tedious; drab: If you're not with it, you're nowhere/ rows of folding chairs, nowheresville decor (1940+)

Related Terms

the middle of nowhere


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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