preposition Midland U.S. and British Dialect.
Examples from the Web for fornenst
I will show that are proposition is unconstitutionable, inlegal, and fornenst the compact.
Fornent, fornenst, forenenst; opposite: he and I sat fornenst each other in the carriage.English As We Speak It in Ireland|P. W. Joyce
You wouldn't do behind his back what you'd be afraid to do fornenst his face, would you?The Foolish Lovers|St. John G. Ervine
And when the north is fornenst you, as you say, is the east on your right or your left hand?Stories of Comedy|Various