Definitions for frowardˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

fro•wardˈfroʊ wərd, ˈfroʊ ərd(adj.)

  1. willfully contrary; not easily managed.

Origin of froward:

1150–1200; ME froward, fraward. See fro , -ward

fro′ward•ness(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. froward, headstrong, self-willed, willful, wilful(adj)

    habitually disposed to disobedience and opposition

Wiktionary

  1. froward(Adjective)

    Disobedient, contrary, unmanageable; difficult to deal with; with an evil disposition.

  2. froward(Preposition)

    Away from.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Froward(adj)

    not willing to yield or compIy with what is required or is reasonable; perverse; disobedient; peevish; as, a froward child


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