In context|nautical|lang=en terms the difference between abaft and pooped
is that abaft
is (nautical) on the aft side; in the stern
[ while pooped is (nautical) fitted or furnished with a poop.]
As a preposition abaft is (nautical) behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of
As an adverb abaft is (nautical|obsolete) backwards
As an adjective pooped is (slang) tired; exhausted.
As a verb pooped is (poop).
(nautical) Behind; toward the stern relative to some other object or position; aft of.
- abaft the wheelhouse.
(nautical, obsolete) Backwards.
(nautical) On the aft side; in the stern.
- with the wind abaft
- The mate sleeps abaft
(slang) Tired; exhausted.
*2000 , Jeff Alt, A Walk For Sunshine: A 2,160 Mile Expedition for Charity on the Appalachian Trail , page 138
(nautical) Fitted or furnished with a poop.
(nautical) Having had a wave come over the stern from abaft.
- Well, I've walked 35 miles since yesterday to get here, so I'm pooped
* See also