frontward

adverb or adjective
front·​ward | \ ˈfrənt-wərd How to pronounce frontward (audio) \
variants: or frontwards \ ˈfrənt-​wərdz How to pronounce frontward (audio) \

Definition of frontward

: toward the front

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First Known Use of frontward

1865, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of frontward was in 1865

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Cite this Entry

“Frontward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/frontward. Accessed 27 Sep. 2022.

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