Synonyms for hind

Grammar : Adj
Spell : hahynd
Phonetic Transcription : haɪnd

Top 10 synonyms for hind Other synonyms for the word hind

Définition of hind

Origin :
  • c.1300, "rear, back," perhaps a back-formation from Old English behindan "back, behind," used as adverb and preposition, or from or influenced by Old English hindan (adv.) "from behind," from Proto-Germanic *hind- "behind" (cognate with Gothic hindan (prep.) "on that side of, beyond, behind;" German hinten "behind"), of unknown origin. Possibly influenced by Middle English hiner (adv.) "back, rear."
  • adj back
Example sentences :
  • "Crooked as a dog's hind legs," snarled Lewis, biting viciously at his cigar.
  • Extract from : « Thoroughbreds » by W. A. Fraser
  • Madly she struggled again and again to get her hind legs to work.
  • Extract from : « Johnny Bear » by E. T. Seton
  • Another fierce attempt, and one hind leg obeyed the call to duty.
  • Extract from : « Johnny Bear » by E. T. Seton
  • He was up on his hind legs, and it was a wrestle between master and dog.
  • Extract from : « Little Dorrit » by Charles Dickens
  • Our carriage was standing up, like a horse kicking up its hind legs.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • Once, the cub sprang in and sank his teeth into the hind leg of the lynx.
  • Extract from : « White Fang » by Jack London
  • The shot rang out and the bullet broke one of the horse's hind legs.
  • Extract from : « A Hero of Our Time » by M. Y. Lermontov
  • "I'll show you how to cut off the saddle, and skin the hind legs," said Rob.
  • Extract from : « The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields » by Lieut. Howard Payson
  • But they are better eating when of the size of a house lamb, and then roasted in quarters: the hind quarter is most esteemed.
  • Extract from : « The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, » by Mary Eaton
  • Some one has managed to yank the mule back on her hind quarters.
  • Extract from : « Rosinante to the Road Again » by John Dos Passos

Antonyms for hind

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