sternward

adverb stern·ward \ ˈstərn-wərd \
variants: or sternwards play \-wərdz\

Definition of sternward

: aft

Examples of sternward in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sternward

1832

sternward Synonyms

Synonyms
abaft, astern, aft (or sternwards)
Antonyms
fore, forward
Related Words
after, back, backward (or backwards), behind, posteriorly, rearward (also rearwards)
Near Antonyms
anteriorly; ahead, before

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