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or front·wards

[ fruhnt-werd ]
/ ˈfrʌnt wərd /


in a direction toward the front.

Nearby words

frontotransverse position, frontozygomatic, frontrunner, frontrunning, frontstall, frontward, frontwards, frore, frosh, frost, frost boil

Origin of frontward

First recorded in 1545–55; front + -ward Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for frontward

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

    The Amazing Marriage, Complete|George Meredith
  • 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