behindhand


be·hind·hand

adjective \bi-ˈhīnd-ˌhand, bē-\

Definition of BEHINDHAND

1
:  being in arrears
2
a :  being in an inferior position
b :  being behind schedule

Examples of BEHINDHAND

  1. <the response was behindhand, just like everything else the company did>

First Known Use of BEHINDHAND

1535

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