Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

backgrounder

play
noun back·ground·er \ˈbak-ˌ(g)rau̇n-dər\

Definition of backgrounder

  1. :  an off-the-record briefing for reporters



1960

First Known Use of backgrounder

1960


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up backgrounder? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to lessen in amount, effect, or force

Get Word of the Day daily email!