French translation of 'backward'
- [movement, glance]
en arrièrebackward and forward movementsee also backward roll, backward somersault
mouvement de va-et-vient
- (= retrograde) [measure]
rétrogradea backward step
un pas en arrière
- (= undeveloped)
- [society, economy]
- (old-fashioned, offensive) [child]
- (= shy)
Example Sentences Including 'backward'
I sent out psychic rays so strong I'm surprised she wasn't thrown backward by their force: Not now.READY? (2001)
The way he'd said it, you knew he was thinking of some swarthy female chucking him backward onto a bed.READY? (2001)
Art linked his hands behind his neck and stretched backward , with the beginning of a grin.GO! (2001)
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Translation of backward from the Collins English to French Dictionary