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adjective & adverb
- [as adverb] ‘well, that didn't get me much forrader, but it was something’non-standard spelling of forwarder, used humorously or to represent dialect pronunciation
- ‘The Ministers are getting no forrader [sic] with their debates on the treaty.’
- ‘I have visions of my wide self stuck in the doorway, arms full of groceries to put away and unable to move forrader or backwarder.’
- ‘I fear, however, that things are left no forrader than when we started in terms of what the Government are willing to concede.’
- ‘In the pages of the ‘Herald’ the confusion did little positive harm, though it foiled the efforts of the understanding to get forrader.’
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