"aback" Definition

  1. adv. Toward the back or rear; backward.
  2. adv. Behind; in the rear.
  3. adv. Backward against the mast; -- said of the sails when pressed by the wind.
  4. n. An abacus.

More About aback

Position in dictionary: 185 of 111710 words.
Word Type: adv., adv., adv., n.,
Words that start with "aback": 1
Words that end with "aback": 3
Words that contain "aback": 3
Next words in dictionary: abactinal, abaction, abactor, abaculi, abaculus
Previous words in dictionary: abacist, abaciscus, abacination, abacinate, abaci

English Dictionary Definition of aback

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