backdoor

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adjective back·door \ˈbak-ˈdȯr\

Definition of backdoor

  1. 1 :  indirect, devious

  2. 2 :  involving or being a play in basketball in which a player moves behind the defense and toward the basket to receive a quick pass <a backdoor layup>

1805

First Known Use of backdoor

1805


BACKDOOR Defined for English Language Learners

backdoor

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adjective back·door \ˈbak-ˈdȯr\

Definition of backdoor for English Language Learners

  • : done in a secret or indirect way


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