Aft is defined as the rear end of a ship or aircraft.adverb
An example of aft is the opposite end of ship from the front.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
Origin: ME afte < OE æftan (akin to Goth aftana, from behind < afta, behind, farthest back) < IE base *af-, off, away
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adverb & adj.
Origin: Middle English afte, back, from Old English ǽftan, behind; see apo- in Indo-European roots.