sternforemost

sternforemost

[sturn-fawr-mohst, -fohr- or, esp. British, -muhst]
adverb
1.
Nautical. with the stern, foremost.
2.
awkwardly; with difficulty.

Origin:
1830–40; stern2 + foremost

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sternforemost (ˈstɜːnˈfɔːməʊst)
 
adv
nautical backwards

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