AFT

aft

(adjective) (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail

aft, abaft, astern

(adverb) at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane; “stow the luggage aft”; “ships with square sails sail fairly efficiently with the wind abaft”; “the captain looked astern to see what the fuss was about”

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

AFT

Initialism of American Federation of Teachers.

Anagrams

• ATF, FAT, FTA, TAF, TFA, fat, taf

Etymology 1

Noun

aft (usually uncountable, plural afts)

(nautical) The stern portion of a vessel.

Adverb

aft (comparative further aft or more aft, superlative furthest aft or most aft)

(nautical) At, near, or towards the stern of a vessel (with the frame of reference within the vessel).

Synonyms

• abaft, astern

Antonyms

• fore, forward

Adjective

aft (comparative further aft or more aft, superlative furthest aft or most aft)

located at the back of a boat, ship, or airplane

Etymology 2

Noun

aft (plural afts)

(dated slang) Alternative form of afternoon: the time of day from noon until early evening.

Synonyms

• See afternoon

Anagrams

• ATF, FAT, FTA, TAF, TFA, fat, taf

Source: Wiktionary


Aft, adv. & a. Etym: [AS. æftan behind; orig. superl. of of, off. See After.] (Naut.)

Definition: Near or towards the stern of a vessel; astern; abaft.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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