English | German | Russian | Czech

astern English

Meaning astern meaning

What does astern mean?


(of a ship or an airplane) behind we dropped her astern on the end of a seven-inch manilla, and she laid comfortably on the ebb tide stern foremost or backward the steamer went astern at half speed (= aft, abaft) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane stow the luggage aft ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about

Synonyms astern synonyms

What other words have the same or similar meaning as astern?

Are you looking for...?