Etymology
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behindhand (adv., adj.)

"in the rear, in a backward state," especially "insolvent, unable to pay," 1520s, from prepositional phrase; see behind, probably on model of beforehand (q.v.).

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Definitions of behindhand
1
behindhand (adv.)
in debt;
a company that has been run behindhand for years
Synonyms: behind / in arrears
2
behindhand (adj.)
behind schedule;
was behindhand with the rent
From wordnet.princeton.edu