- The definition of fore and aft is an expression that means backwards and forwards.
If your car gets stuck in a snow bank, you may rock it fore and aft.
- from the bow to the stern; lengthwise: sails rigged fore and aft
- at, in, or toward both the bow and the stern: lifeboats located fore and aft
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- Nautical a. From the bow of a ship to the stern; lengthwise.b. In, at, or toward both ends of a ship.
- In or at the front and back.