abaft - definitions and synonyms

abaft adverb

  1. English Meaning: 

    : at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane

    Example Sentenses:

    • ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft

    • stow the luggage aft

    • the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about

    Synonyms:

    aft / astern