Meaning of BACKWARD in English

BACKWARD

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈbækwəd ]

adv. & adj. --adv. = BACKWARDS. ° Backwards is now more common, esp. in literal senses. --adj. 1 directed to the rear or starting-point (a backward look). 2 reversed. 3 mentally retarded or slow. 4 reluctant, shy, unassertive. øøbackwardness n. [earlier abackward, assoc. with BACK]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.