Foreword - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfɔːrwɜːrd|  American pronunciation of the word foreword
Brit.  |ˈfɔːwəːd|  British pronunciation of the word foreword


- a short introductory essay preceding the text of a book (syn: preface, prolusion)


...the editor makes some good points in the foreword about the author's life, so be sure to read it...

The novel has a foreword by an eminent critic and an afterword by the author herself.

in his foreword Professor Clark puts it explicitly

Word forms

singular: foreword
plural: forewords
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