Thesaurus

backstab

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of backstab

  1. to be unfaithful or disloyal to knew what it felt like to be backstabbed by a so-called friend Synonyms betray, cross, double-cross, sell (out), two-timeRelated Words give away; inform (on), peach, rat (on), shop [British], snitch (on), split (on) [British], tell (on), turn inNear Antonyms defend, guard, protect, safeguard, save, shieldAntonyms stand by


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up backstab? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

conspicuously offensive

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!