Definition of nearabout in English:

nearabout

adverb

Regional
informal
  • Nearly, almost; approximately.

preposition

Regional
informal
  • In the vicinity of, nearby (a location); around (a period of time).

Origin

Late Middle English (in an earlier sense). From near + about, after thereabout, hereabout, whereabout [noun], etc.

Pronunciation

nearabout

/ˌnɪərəˈbaʊt//ˈnɪərəbaʊt/