leftward

[ left-werd ]
/ ˈlɛft wərd /

adverb

Also left·wards. toward or on the left.

adjective

situated on the left.
directed toward the left.

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Origin of leftward

First recorded in 1475–85; left1 + -ward

OTHER WORDS FROM leftward

left·ward·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for leftwards (1 of 2)

leftwards

leftward

/ (ˈlɛftwədz) /

adverb

towards or on the left

British Dictionary definitions for leftwards (2 of 2)

leftward
/ (ˈlɛftwəd) /

adjective

on or towards the left

adverb

a variant of leftwards
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