Synonyms and Antonyms of backwater
a rural region that forms the edge of the settled or developed part of a country <a distant backwater that didn't even have electricity at that time> Synonyms backcountry, backland(s), frontier, backwoods, bush, hinterland, outback, outlands, up-countryRelated Words boonies [slang], boondocks, country, countryside, sticks
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