THWART MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Thwart Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. i.) To move or go in an oblique or crosswise manner.
  2. (v. t.) To move across or counter to; to cross; as, an arrow thwarts the air.
  3. (a.) Thwartly; obliquely; transversely; athwart.
  4. (n.) A seat in an open boat reaching from one side to the other, or athwart the boat.
  5. (prep.) Across; athwart.
  6. (v. t.) To cross, as a purpose; to oppose; to run counter to; to contravene; hence, to frustrate or defeat.
  7. (a.) Situated or placed across something else; transverse; oblique.
  8. (a.) Fig.: Perverse; crossgrained.
  9. (v. i.) Hence, to be in opposition; to clash.


Synonyms:
Baffle, Bilk, Cross, Foil, Frustrate, Queer, Scotch, Spoil,

• Thwarting Definition & Synonyms

  1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Thwart


Synonyms:
Foiling, Frustrating, Frustration, Frustrative,

• Thwartness Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The quality or state of being thwart; obliquity; perverseness.


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