abackward

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From aback ‎(rear) +‎ -ward ‎(toward)

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

abackward ‎(not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Backward. [First attested from around (1150 to 1350).][1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2