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back and forth

adverb

Simple Definition of back and forth

  • : toward the back and then toward the front : backward and forward

  • : between two places or people

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of back and forth

  1. :  backward and forward; also :  between two places or persons

Examples of back and forth in a sentence

  1. The chair rocked back and forth.

  2. The children were shuttled back and forth between school and home.



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First Known Use of back and forth

1613

Rhymes with back and forth


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