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forepart

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noun fore·part \ˈfȯr-ˌpärt\

Definition of forepart

  1. 1 :  the anterior part of something

  2. 2 :  the earlier part of a period of time



Examples of forepart

  1. <moved to the forepart of the machine to check the mechanism>



14th Century

First Known Use of forepart

14th century


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