English adjective: aft
|1.||aft (nautical, aeronautical) situated at or toward the stern or tail|
English adverb: aft
|1.||aft at or near or toward the stern of a ship or tail of an airplane|
|Samples||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.