foreanent

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From fore +‎ anent.

Preposition[edit]

foreanent

  1. (obsolete) Over against; opposite to.
    Utheris inhabiting the bordouris fore-anent England.Acts James VI.

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

fore +‎ anent (fronting, opposite, over against)

Preposition[edit]

foreanent

  1. over against, opposite to

Adverb[edit]

foreanent (not comparable)

  1. on the opposite side