- The definition of back and forth is going from one place to another and then returning to the first location, often over and over again.
An example of back and forth is when a person goes to LA, then to San Francisco, then back to LA, then back to San Francisco again.
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- Backward and forward; to and fro.
- From side to side.
- backˈ-and-forthˌ noun & adj.