tailward

adjective
tail·​ward | \ ˈtā(ə)lwə(r)d \

Definition of tailward

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: located at or directed toward the rear : rearward

tailward

adverb
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variants: or tailwards \ -​dz \

Definition of tailward (Entry 2 of 2)

: to the rear : rearward

History and Etymology for tailward

Adjective

tail entry 1 + -ward

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“Tailward.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tailward. Accessed 28 Sep. 2022.

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