Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MORE FORWARD

Less evolved in some ways, he is on the whole, and for that reason, more forward.

But in the main thing we are no more forward than before, Jack.

Hillcrest tried one more forward pass only to meet with disaster.

A couple of Osmiae, more forward than the others, set to work on the 23rd of April.

“I thought that you were more forward,” observed Mr Sanford.

The young of this species do not quit their abodes altogether; but the more forward birds get abroad some days before the rest.

He sat in the middle of the front row, and though he said but little yet he was addressed by the more forward and talkative.

Many of the more forward, choice rosebuds were ruined but the plants were not deeply injured.

Irinotchka has gone away with mammy, replied Viktorinka; she lisped a little, but was more forward than her sister.

We pushed the roller once more forward, and then back close to the drain.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English forewearde "toward the front;" see fore + -ward. Adjectival sense of "early" is from 1520s; that of "presumptuous" is attested from 1560s.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.