"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.

Dictionary Stats for "aback"

Position in dictionary: 185 of 111710 words.
Word Types: adv., adv., adv., n.,
Words that start with aback: 1
Words that end with aback: 3
Words that contain aback: 3
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Definition of aback

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