from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb idiomatic, intransitive To be late (for a regular event)
  • verb To be progressively below average in performance.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
  • verb retreat


Sorry, no etymologies found.


    Sorry, no example sentences found.


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.

  • JM advises that the sooner you fall behind then the more time you will have to catch up.

    July 17, 2011