leftward

[left-werd]
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adverb

Also left·wards. toward or on the left.

adjective

situated on the left.
directed toward the left.

Origin of leftward

First recorded in 1475–85; left1 + -ward
Related formsleft·ward·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for leftward

leftward

adjective

on or towards the left

adverb

a variant of leftwards
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Word Origin and History for leftward
adv.

late 15c., from left (adj.) + -ward. Related: Leftwards.

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