Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. Nautical With the stern foremost; backward.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. With the stern, instead of the bow, in advance.
  • adv. In an awkward, blundering manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. With the stern, instead of the bow, in advance; hence, figuratively, in an awkward, blundering manner.

Etymologies

stern +‎ foremost (Wiktionary)

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