back marker

noun (1)

Definition of back marker

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: one starting a handicapped race, game, or match with a high adverse handicap


noun (2)

Definition of backmarker (Entry 2 of 2)

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First Known Use of back marker

Noun (1)

1895, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1964, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for back marker

Noun (2)

back entry 1 + marker

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“Back marker.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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