Meaning of AFT in English


/ ɑːft; NAmE æft/ adverb

( technical ) in, near or towards the back of a ship or an aircraft

►  aft adjective

—compare fore



early 17th cent.: probably from obsolete baft in the rear , influenced by Low German and Dutch achter abaft, after.

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