backward

Part of speech: noun

Backwardness.

Part of speech: adverb

BACKWARDLY.

Part of speech: adjective

Turned to the back or rear; reversed.

Part of speech: adjective

Retiring; bashful.

Part of speech: adjective

Slow; dull.

Part of speech: adjective

Late; behindhand.

Part of speech: adverb

Backwards.

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Usage examples "backward":

  1. While these boys were rushing forward he would be rushing backward. - "Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer", Percy Keese Fitzhugh.
  2. Once, the old man stops in his backward journey. - "At Fault", Kate Chopin.
  3. At last one of the brothers glanced backward. - "Legends of Ma-ui--a demi god of Polynesia, and of his mother Hina", W. D. Westervelt.