What does behindhand mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. behindhand(adverb)

    behind schedule

    "was behindhand with the rent"

  2. behind, behindhand, in arrears(adverb)

    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"


  1. behindhand(Adverb)

    belatedly, tardily

  2. behindhand(Adverb)

    in debt, or in arrears

  3. behindhand(Adjective)

    late, tardy, overdue

  4. behindhand(Adjective)

    in debt, or in arrears

Webster Dictionary

  1. Behindhand

    in arrears financially; in a state where expenditures have exceeded the receipt of funds

  2. Behindhand

    in a state of backwardness, in respect to what is seasonable or appropriate, or as to what should have been accomplished; not equally forward with some other person or thing; dilatory; backward; late; tardy; as, behindhand in studies or in work

Editors Contribution

  1. behindhand

    Renege-they had agreed that the house rent would be collected every 6 months-but he couldnt pay what his house owners demanded even after two years so was given a one month notice.

    He unpaid house rent for 2 years because of this behind hand affairs he was given a two month notice.

    Submitted by Lighthouse21 on April 9, 2018


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of behindhand in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of behindhand in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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