Old English framweard "about to depart; doomed to die; with back turned;" see froward.

Nearby words

  1. frome,
  2. fromentin,
  3. fromenty,
  4. fromm,
  5. fromm, erich,
  6. frond,
  7. fronde,
  8. frondescence,
  9. frondeur,
  10. frondizi

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for fromward

  • I call them Fromward people, which will in allthings be overtwhart to other men: as the very worde it selfe doth shewe.

    A Renaissance Courtesy-book|Giovanni Della Casa