[hith -er-too] /ˈhɪð ərˌtu/
up to this time; until now:
a fact hitherto unknown.
until this time: hitherto, there have been no problems
(archaic) to this place or point
until this time: a hitherto unoccupied house
c.1200, from hither + to.
[hith -er-werd] /ˈhɪð ər wərd/ adverb 1. .
[hit] /hɪt/ verb (used with object), hit, hitting. 1. to deal a blow or stroke to: Hit the nail with the hammer. 2. to come against with an impact or collision, as a missile, a flying fragment, a falling body, or the like: The car hit the tree. 3. to reach with a missile, a […]
- Hit it
verb phrase To begin playing music; attack (1930s+ Jazz musicians)
- Hit it big
verb phrase To succeed splendidly: Pitchers who hit it big as soon as they escaped from the Trappers’ pocket-sized park (1940s+) Score a major success, especially a profit, as in Some investors hit it big in the stock market. The adverb big here means “with great success.” [ ; late 1800s ]