backwards backwards  /ˈbæ kwərdz/

Definition(s):

  1. (adv) at or to or toward the back or rear
  2. (adv) in a manner or order or direction the reverse of normal

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • The Chinese read backwards, and it doesn't seem to hurt their eyes.

News

  1. Video of Guide Dogs trio escaping backwards-driving car in San Rafael goes viral

    Dramatic video footage of two employees and a dog from Guide Dogs for the Blind narrowly escaping a backwards-driving car on a downtown San Rafael sidewalk has become an Internet sensation.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Daily Democrat

  2. Video of Guide Dogs trio escaping backwards-driving car goes viral

    Dramatic video footage of two employees and a dog from Guide Dogs for the Blind narrowly escaping a backwards-driving car on a downtown San Rafael sidewalk has become an Internet sensation.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Contra Costa Times

  3. Boy Scouts’ policy a step backwards

    The Boy Scouts of America took a step backwards with the May 23 decision to open its ranks to gay Scouts in the opinion of the people I have talked to about this issue. And most of the ones I talked with have stopped taking The Herald long ago due to the opinions of your paper. Your editorial in regarding this issue states that you think gay boys deserve the moral guidance that Scouting has to ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: The Rock Hill Herald

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Quotes

  1. Obama says, "If this region slides backwards, if the Taliban retakes this country and al Qaeda can operate with impunity, then more American lives will be at stake."
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: WAOW

  2. "It's not easy, it's not easy," Clinton began. "I couldn't do it if I didn't so passionately believe that it was the right thing to do. I've had so many opportunities for this country. I just don't want to see us fall backwards."
    on Jan 8, 2008 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Nashua Telegraph

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