Examples of backstabbing in a Sentence
She was hurt by her former friend's backstabbing.
a reality TV show that seems to have raised backstabbing to an art form
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Let’s hope that doesn’t mean the show will up its backstabbing quota next season; after all, that’s not what fans of The Bold Type are there for.
At their best, these are anti-Game Change books, reminders that there’s more to politics than the Great Men and Women on camera, and all of the gossiping and backstabbing that goes on behind them.
Or as a scheming, backstabbing, keep-it-down-home, all-about-himself manipulator whose public professions of faith masked his ability to throw people under the bus to consolidate his own power?
Since using the 25th Amendment against a conscious and semi-lucid president would require plotting and backstabbing, the betrayal would have to be blessed by those most loyal to Trump.
This is, after all, the guy who spent weeks humiliating his attorney general (but never cut him loose) and who runs his Oval Office on the same terms as his reality show, encouraging rivalries and backstabbing.
There’s plenty of backstabbing, broken hearts and cat fights.
Over the course of a young presidency composed of nothing but disasters and scandals, a torrent of anonymous backstabbing and grumbling has found its way into the mainstream media.
Everyone is always fighting, sniping, backbiting or backstabbing.
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BACKSTABBING Defined for English Language Learners
: harmful and unfair things that are said or done to hurt the reputation of someone
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