Definition Of aback

toward or situated to the rear.

the little strip of pasture aback of the house

with the sail pressed backward against the mast by a headwind.

Once the boat has tacked the jib will be aback .

Example Of aback

  • Now he could look right through the tiny window over the roof, on to the tree-tops aback of the house.

  • Once the boat has tacked the jib will be aback .

  • Peter holds the jib aback until our bow swings across the wind

  • Peter holds the jib aback until our bow swings across the wind.

  • the little strip of pasture aback of the house


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