sternward


stern·ward

adverb \ˈstərn-wərd\

Definition of STERNWARD

:  aft

Variants of STERNWARD

stern·ward or stern·wards \-wərdz\

Examples of STERNWARD

  1. <a flight attendant hurried sternward to attend to the disturbance>

First Known Use of STERNWARD

1832

Related to STERNWARD

Synonyms
abaft, astern, aft (or sternwards)
Antonyms
fore, forward

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

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