backword

Related to backword: backward

backword

(ˈbækˌwɜːd)
n
dialect Brit the act or an instance of failing to keep a promise or commitment (esp in the phrase give (someone) backword)
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
References in periodicals archive ?
In working memory--phonologic loop assessed by means of nonword repetition and direct and backword order digits there was a difference between groups in the repetition of three syllable nonwords, with a worse performance among G1 children.
On that night, Brighouse had been due to meet Barton Old Boys, but they have given backword on the fixture.
As for understanding the internal dynamics of emerging China, Yunus straightaway attributes it to the abandonment of the Great Leap Forward, which he unhesitatingly describes as the Great Leap Backword.
On April 6, another rant was posted, saying: "I wish all these Pakistani would leave there backword behaviour in Pakistan and not waste the tax payer's money on legal issues.
--Scattering of pumping radiation in the backword direction that is caused by initiation of stimulated Brillouin scattering (SBS) nonlinearity in the gain medium;
Meanwhile, few of them consider the forward and backword security since they cannot be implemented easily.
LAHORE -- Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal Sunday said PML-N government was striving to improve infrastructure facilities to end socio-economic disparities among people of backword areas on a priority basis.
Bolo so, or the "backword" proceeds further, completing the knowledge of giri so and benne so, but does not reveal the very secret parts.
He was promoted during his induction period when the expected entertainments' manager gave last-minute backword.
(v) Pre, Post [member of] [[beta].sup.[absolute value of (P)X[absolute value of (T)]] are backword incidence matrix and forward incidence matrix of CPN.
In the foreword and "Backword" that frame the tales Gowlings describes his encounter with an ancient creature Feliciatus Miserius who has recorded these "true" versions of our familiar tales to "set right the dangerous and erroneous impressions left by later distorted versions of the truth."