frontward

or front·wards

[ fruhnt-werd ]
/ ˈfrʌnt wərd /

adverb

in a direction toward the front.

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Origin of frontward

First recorded in 1545–55; front + -ward
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Example sentences from the Web for frontward

  • Frontward was the small lake's grey water, rearward an avenue of limes.

  • A back rest would throw one forward in a frontward lurch, and give no support in case of a backward one.

    Sand Doom|William Fitzgerald Jenkins