Part of speech: adjective

At or toward the rear.

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Usage examples "rearward":

  1. All being safely over, mamma follows, pausing in her turn on the top of the fence, when she makes a careful survey, especially rearward. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Farther rearward is another group, more resembling captives. - "The Lone Ranche", Captain Mayne Reid.
  3. Mr. Alphonse Michelson hurtled a mauve- colored footstool and hastened rearward toward the swinging- door that led to the emptying workrooms. - "Every Soul Hath Its Song", Fannie Hurst.