Synonyms Of behindhand


Definition Of behindhand


late or slow in doing something, especially paying a debt.

the Yoruba have not been behindhand in economic activity

Example Of behindhand

  • Because I'm behindhand on the particular thing in question I've thought of just letting it go.

  • But instead of waving a baton he turns a beam of rosy light upon any region that is running ahead of the rest, and a beam of blue light upon those who are behindhand .

  • But, time and tide having waited impatiently in the wings, occasionally shaking their watches, I had really better get on and do some work before my next happy hour of the day finds me seriously behindhand .

  • Everything is behindhand for the opening ceremonies of Thursday, but as they are not the important ones, little annoyance is expressed.

  • May the whole Buddhist world be not behindhand in following this noble example.

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