Definition of be (or come) nowhere in English:

be (or come) nowhere


  • Be badly beaten or completely unsuccessful.

    ‘as historical recreation the film was interesting, as cinema it was nowhere’
    • ‘Keane was nowhere, producing one of his most disappointing performances in a big game for United.’
    • ‘We are told that football is a tough, competitive sport; winning is everything and second is nowhere.’
    • ‘Soon after a few rounds of counting, he realised that he was nowhere in the race.’