Abaft in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Abaft

toward the stern; behind

Examples of Abaft in a sentence

The wind was abaft which made the ship glide faster towards our destination. 🔊

They placed the lifeboats in the rear part of the ship, so I headed abaft to retrieve one. 🔊

My first sailing lesson was learning that abaft was at the stern of the boat. 🔊

The sea spray was coming from abaft, making my back all wet. 🔊

I was told to sit abaft to lessen my seasickness because the rear of the ship was less choppy than the front. 🔊

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