Definition of fore adverb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//fɔː(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//fɔːr//
    Golf, Boating
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  1. 1at or towards the front of a ship or an aircraft compare aft See related entries: Boating
  2. 2Fore! used in the game of golf to warn people that they are in the path of a ball that you are hitting See related entries: Golf
  3. Word OriginOld English (as a preposition, also in the sense ‘before in time, previously’): of Germanic origin; related to Dutch voor and German vor. The adjective and noun represent the prefix fore- used independently (late 15th cent.).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: fore