stab (someone) in the back

Definition of stab (someone) in the back

  1. :  to do something that betrays someone's trust He's the kind of person who gets you to trust him but then stabs you in the back.

Word by Word Definitions

stabplay
  1. :  a wound produced by a pointed object or weapon

    :  a thrust of a pointed weapon

    :  a jerky thrust

  1. :  to wound or pierce by the thrust of a pointed object or weapon

    :  thrust, drive

    :  to thrust or give a wound with or as if with a pointed weapon

someoneplay
  1. :  some person :  somebody

backplay
  1. :  the rear part of the human body especially from the neck to the end of the spine

    :  the body considered as the wearer of clothes

    :  capacity for labor, effort, or endurance

  1. :  to, toward, or at the rear

    :  in or into the past :  backward in time

    :  ago

  1. :  being at or in the back

    :  distant from a central or main area

    :  articulated at or toward the back of the oral passage :  formed deep within the mouth

  1. :  to support by material or moral assistance

    :  substantiate

    :  to assume financial responsibility for


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