back matter

noun

Definition of back matter

: matter following the main text of a book

Examples of back matter in a Sentence

  1. A list of geographical names appears in the back matter of the dictionary.

First Known Use of back matter

circa 1922

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back matter

Definition of back matter for English Language Learners

  • : the pages at the end of a book following the main part


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