Pronunciation: (hi&thslash;'ur),[key] —adv. 1. to or toward this place: to come hither. 2. hither and thither, in various quarters; here and there: They scurried hither and thither to escape the rain. 3. hither and yon, from here to over there, esp. to a farther place; in or to a great many places: He looked hither and yon for the coin. She went hither and yon in search of an answer.
—adj. being on this or the closer side; nearer: the hither side of the meadow.