Definition of behindhand in English:
1Late or slow in doing something: the Yoruba have not been behindhand in economic activity
More example sentences
- There are certain days on which one feels oneself particularly wide of the mark; behindhand; in debt; showing a deficit.
- But, time and tide having waited impatiently in the wings, occasionally shaking their watches, I had really better get on and do some work before my next happy hour of the day finds me seriously behindhand.
- Because I'm behindhand on the particular thing in question I've thought of just letting it go.
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