STERNED MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Sterned Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having a stern of a particular shape; -- used in composition; as, square-sterned.


• Stern Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) The hinder part of anything.
  2. (v. t.) The helm or tiller of a vessel or boat; also, the rudder.
  3. (v. t.) The tail of an animal; -- now used only of the tail of a dog.
  4. (n.) The black tern.
  5. (superl.) Having a certain hardness or severity of nature, manner, or aspect; hard; severe; rigid; rigorous; austere; fixed; unchanging; unrelenting; hence, serious; resolute; harsh; as, a sternresolve; a stern necessity; a stern heart; a stern gaze; a stern decree.
  6. (v. t.) Fig.: The post of management or direction.
  7. (a.) Being in the stern, or being astern; as, the stern davits.
  8. (v. t.) The after or rear end of a ship or other vessel, or of a boat; the part opposite to the stem, or prow.


Synonyms:
Arse, Ass, Austere, Backside, Behind, Bottom, Bum, Butt, Can, Exacting, Fundament, Grim, Inexorable, Nates, Poop, Posterior, Quarter, Rear, Relentless, Rump, Seat, Strict, Tail, Tush, Unrelenting,

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