Definition of centreward in English:

centreward

noun

  • The part or area near the centre. Only in prepositional phrases, especially "to (the) centreward". rare.

adverb

  • 1Towards or in the direction of the centre; = centrewards.

  • 2Towards the political centre; in the direction of political moderation.

adjective

  • 1Occurring or moving towards or near the centre; that is situated or positioned near the centre.

  • 2That tends or moves towards the political centre.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Taylor (1576–1632), Church of England clergyman. From centre + -ward.

Pronunciation

centreward

/ˈsɛntəwəd/