Definition of backwardly in English:



  • See backward

    • ‘However, they're early Alphas, which were the most backwardly compatible.’
    • ‘That's right, this baby is backwardly compatible!’
    • ‘This means that the code is backwardly compatible.’
    • ‘These horns are erect and consist of two branches or prongs, a short branch extending forward and located around halfway up the horn, and a longer, backwardly directed tip.’
    • ‘A smooth band defines the posterior edge of the axial region, and two raised ridges define the backwardly directed edge of the fixed cheek.’