1. Adjective.  (context, of motion) Pertaining to the direction towards the back.
  2. Adjective.  (context, of motion) Pertaining to the direction reverse of normal.
  3. Adjective.  Reluctant or unable to advance.
  4. Adjective.  Of a culture considered undeveloped or unsophisticated.
  5. Adjective.  Pertaining to a thought or value that is considered outdated.
  6. Adjective.  (cricket) On that part of the field behind the batsman's popping crease.
  7. Adjective.  (cricket) Further behind the batsman's popping crease than something else.
  8. Adverb.  (context, of motion) In the direction towards the back; backwards.

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