nether nether  /ˈnɛ ðər/


  1. (adj) lower
  2. (adj) dwelling beneath the surface of the earth
  3. (adj) located below or beneath something else



  1. State and nation a terrifying glimpse into the nether depths of prison life.
  2. The entire film exists in another, nether, Never-land where standard narrative and visual decisions are dismissed as way too confining.
  3. In the third Ice Age cartoon from Blue Sky Studios, the prehistoric gang falls into a nether world of dinos.


  • Back Story: Book fuels fascination with airplane wrecks

    I have always been fascinated with shipwrecks, the granddaddy being the Titanic, followed by the Andrea Doria, and the nether world where they dwell, tragic relics frozen in time. Wrecked airplanes also do it for me.        
    on June 7, 2013     Source: Baltimore Sun


  1. "We once fell to the nether world after losing to Qatar, but it made us tougher, we became stronger mentally. Japan coach (Ivica Osim who suffered a serious stroke) has been worrying about the result, so I feel relieved that I can report a good...
    on Nov 21, 2007 By: Yasuharu Sorimachi Source: AFP

  2. "These changes will make it more difficult and costly for viewers to access the public-access channels and will reduce viewership," Robson wrote in her complaint. "By banishing the public-access channels to the nether regions of the channel...
    on Jul 25, 2008 By: Judy Robson Source: Janesville Gazette

  3. Domenech, in remarks on the website, said: "I am nether happy nor disappointed, neutral to sum it up. We will be playing Romania and Austria who will both play in Euro 2008. We will have to beat these teams and that will not be easy. We...
    on Nov 25, 2007 By: Raymond Domenech Source:

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