Meaning of abouts in English:

abouts

Pronunciation /əˈbaʊts/

adverb

dialect US
  • About.

preposition

dialect US
  • About.

    Some apparent examples from the 18th century onwards are probably simple misprints, especially before words such as its.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in John Trevisa (c1342–?1402), translator. As adverb from about + -s. As preposition from about + -s.