Pronunciation of Aft
/ˈaft/, /ˈaft/, /ˈa_f_t/
Synonyms for aft:
fin, landing gear, bulwark, conning tower, flap, wardroom, berth, quarterdeck, capstan, underbelly, fo'c'sle, sickbay, turret, gunwale, thwart, amidships, mizzen, jib, gunnel, overhead locker, avionics, oakum, cowling, figurehead, gangplank, ramp, altimeter, paddle, aerofoil, airfoil, crow's nest, muster station, ejection seat, hawser, jet engine, gangway, cockpit, prow, bowsprit, fender, propeller, rudder, sheet, overhead compartment, porthole, cleat, gondola, steerage, chassis, escape hatch, spinnaker, stowage, AWACS, outrigger, flight data recorder, undercarriage, canopy, waterline, saloon, galley, tiller, keel, forecastle, bilge, helm, bow, wheelhouse, thruster, brig, oarlock, tailplane, nose, sun deck, starboard, topside, lanyard, beam, aileron, hydrofoil, mainsail, spar, promenade deck, rotor blade, fuselage, bulkhead, sail, flight recorder.
Other synonyms and related words:
catapult, back, outrigger, gangplank, bilge, amidships, avionics, berth, jib, bridge, aileron, nose, fin, rearward, skid, prow, hull, bay, chassis, aftermost, figurehead, bowsprit, paddle, helm, boom, blade, rigging, undercarriage, cabin, porthole, tail, astern, keel, bulwark, turret, rear, oarlock, rudder, starboard, brig, masthead, altimeter, wing, topside, after, stern, abaft, underbelly, cleat, gondola, cockpit, AWACS, flap, mizzen, posterior, mast, bow, beam.
Sense 1 (noun)
Usage examples for aft:
- " Then go down and send them aft- or no," said the captain, impatiently. - "The Black Bar", George Manville Fenn.
- They lay about aft all night, as still as so many dead men. - "The Mirror of the Sea", Joseph Conrad.
- Almost immediately Mr. Falk summoned all hands aft. - "The Mutineers", Charles Boardman Hawes.