abackward

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From aback(rear) +‎ -ward(toward)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

abackward ‎(not comparable)

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0198605751), page 2