Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adverb With the stern foremost; backward.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

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

Etymologies

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stern +‎ foremost

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