adj : having the lower score or lagging position in a contest;
"behind by two points"; "the 8th inning found the home
team trailing" [syn: behind(p)
n : the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on [syn: buttocks
, hind end
, rear end
adv 1: in or to or toward the rear; "he followed behind"; "seen
from behind, the house is more imposing than it is
from the front"; "the final runners were far behind"
2: remaining in a place or condition that has been left or
departed from; "when he died he left much unfinished work
behind"; "left a large family behind"; "the children left
their books behind"; "he took off with a squeal of tires
and left the other cars far behind"
3: of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch
is running behind" [syn: slow
4: in or into an inferior position; "fell behind in his
studies"; "their business was lagging behind in the
competition for customers"
5: 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" [syn: behindhand
, in arrears