noun back·yard \-ˈyärd\

: an area in back of a house; especially : an area of grass behind someone's house

: the general area near and around someone's home

Full Definition of BACKYARD

:  an area at the rear of a house
:  a nearby area :  neighborhood <crimes committed in our own backyard>

Examples of BACKYARD

  1. We spent the evening relaxing in the backyard.
  2. <shocked to learn that the wind farm would be right in our own backyard>

First Known Use of BACKYARD




Definition of BACKYARD

:  located or occurring in a backyard <a backyard barbecue>; also :  lacking professional training :  amateur <a backyard breeder>

Examples of BACKYARD

  1. <an orchid that is a favorite with backyard horticulturists>

First Known Use of BACKYARD

BACKYARD Defined for Kids


noun back·yard \ˈbak-ˈyärd\

Definition of BACKYARD for Kids

:  an area in the back of a house


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