out of nowhere

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out of nowhere (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic) In an unexpected or inexplicable manner of arrival or occurrence.
    • 1906, Jack London, "Brown Wolf,"
      It had been no easy matter when he first drifted in mysteriously out of nowhere to their little mountain cottage.
    • 1916, P. G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money, ch. 12,
      Mr Pickering's 'Hi!' came out of nowhere and hit him like a torpedo.

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