Meaning of left-behind in English:

left-behind

adjective

  • That has or have been left behind.

Pronunciation

left-behind

/ˈlɛf(t)bɪˌhʌɪnd/ /ˌlɛf(t)bɪˈhʌɪnd/

noun

  • A person who has been left behind. With the and plural agreement: those who have been left behind collectively.

Pronunciation

left-behind

/ˈlɛf(t)bɪˌhʌɪnd/ /ˌlɛf(t)bɪˈhʌɪnd/

Origin

Mid 19th century. From left + behind, after to leave behind.