sternward

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

stern +‎ -ward

AdjectiveEdit

sternward (comparative more sternward, superlative most sternward)

  1. Towards the stern, aft.
    • 1925, Ezra Pound, Canto I:
      winds from sternward
      Bore us out onward with bellying canvas []

AdverbEdit

sternward (comparative more sternward, superlative most sternward)

  1. sternwards