stern·​ward ˈstərn-wərd How to pronounce sternward (audio)
variants or sternwards
: aft

Examples of sternward in a Sentence

a flight attendant hurried sternward to attend to the disturbance

Word History

First Known Use

1832, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sternward was in 1832

Dictionary Entries Near sternward

Cite this Entry

“Sternward.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 7 Dec. 2023.

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