How Do You Spell ABACK?

Correct spelling for the English word "aback" is [ɐbˈak], [ɐbˈak], [ɐ_b_ˈa_k]] (IPA phonetic alphabet).

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Definition of ABACK

  1. Backward: said of sails when pressed back against the mast: used frequently with taken to mean disconcerted; as, he was taken aback when he was refused admittance.

Anagrams of ABACK

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Common Misspellings for ABACK

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Usage Examples for ABACK

  1. I was so taken aback that at first I could only gasp and stare. - "The Heart of Una Sackville" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  2. " No, no," stammered Ellesworth, taken aback. - "A Republic Without a President and Other Stories" by Herbert Ward
  3. And I was so utterly taken aback to be asked out with that crowd! - "Saturday's Child" by Kathleen Norris
  4. Mr. Bickersteth appeared somewhat taken aback, sir. - "My Man Jeeves" by P. G. Wodehouse
  5. Sam was taken aback. - "Frigid Fracas" by Dallas McCord Reynolds