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backstage

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adjective back·stage \ˈbak-ˌstāj\

Definition of backstage

  1. 1 :  of, relating to, or occurring in the area behind the stage and especially in the dressing rooms

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the private lives of theater people

  3. 3 :  of or relating to the inner working or operation (as of an organization)



1916

First Known Use of backstage

1916


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backstage

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adverb back·stage \ˈbak-ˈstāj\

Simple Definition of backstage

  • : behind the stage of a theater

Full Definition of backstage

  1. 1 :  in or to a backstage area

  2. 2 :  in private :  secretly

Examples of backstage

  1. After the show, we went backstage to meet the band.

  2. <some of the most important decisions were made backstage, and only presented to the full committee afterward>



1922

First Known Use of backstage

1922



BACKSTAGE Defined for Kids

backstage

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adverb or adjective back·stage \ˈbak-ˈstāj\

Definition of backstage

  1. :  in or to the area behind the stage





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