What is another word for backwards?

186 synonyms found


[ b_ˈa_k_w_ə_d_z], [ bˈakwədz], [ bˈakwədz]

Synonyms for Backwards:

eastern poison oak (adjective) back (adverb) eastern poison oak (adverb) vice versa (adverb) backwards (noun) eastern poison oak (a. & adv.) Other synonyms: (a. & adv.) topsy-turvy (a. & adv.)
  • wrong side up.
vice versa (a. & adv.)

Quotes for Backwards:

  1. Dancing on 'Dancing With The Stars' really broadened my fan base. I jumped off the stage backwards one week, and so many women come up to me now and say, 'You're so brave. I can't believe you put yourself out there like that'. If that inspires some girl out there, then great, because boys aren't the only ones who get to have fun. We get to have fun too. Monique Coleman.
  2. So we can't go backwards we can only go where the evolutionary trajectory is taking us and attune our ideas about ourselves and our existence to that course. Thom Mayne.
  3. I'm sad to report that in the past few years, ever since uncertainty became our insistent 21st century companion, leadership has taken a great leap backwards to the familiar territory of command and control. Margaret J. Wheatley.

Idioms of Backwards:

  1. fall over backwards ( to do sth);
  2. lean over backwards
  3. bend/ lean over backwards

Adjectives for Backwards:

  • tottering,
  • impressive.