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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

With the rear toward the front or looking or facing in the direction that is behind you. Also: developing slowly and less successfully than most others.

Usage examples (38)
  • You can lean over backward so far that you fall flat on your face.
  • It's easy to get the `i' and the `e' backward in words like `seize' and `siege'
  • A backward view
  • A backward lover for more
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