English dictionary

behindhand meaning and definition

BEHINDHAND adjective

Definition of behindhand (adjective)

  1. behind schedule
    • "was behindhand with the rent"

BEHINDHAND adverb

Definition of behindhand (adverb)

  1. in debt
    • "he fell behind with his mortgage payments"; "a month behind in the rent"; "a company that has been run behindhand for years"; "in arrears with their utility bills"
    • synonyms: behind, in arrears
Source: Princeton University Wordnet