adverb or adjective

front·​ward ˈfrənt-wərd How to pronounce frontward (audio)
variants or frontwards
: toward the front

Examples of frontward in a Sentence

ship passengers in the frontward cabins were getting the worst of the rough seas
Recent Examples on the Web Oh, from a distance, and facing frontward, the differences aren’t apparent to the naked eye. Gabe Lacques, USA TODAY, 17 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1865, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of frontward was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Frontward.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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