back-and-forth


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Related to back-and-forth: reinvigorated, outlined, awaited, scrutinised, overhyped, dichotomised, took over

back and forth

adv.
1. Backward and forward; to and fro: went back and forth in the rocking chair.
2. From side to side: paced back and forth across the room.

back′-and-forth′ n. & adj.

back′-and-forth′



adj.
backward and forward; to and fro.
[1605–15]