Another term for backdrop.
More example sentences
- In these circumstances scenery was possible, though usually restricted to a backcloth and drapes, but there was no acting.
- Instrumental music is important for creating or enhancing the atmosphere where words are silent, or as a backcloth for speech that is often melancholy and reflective.
- The lighting was also poor, spoiling the effect of the marvellous backcloth which for some reason looked as if it was on Mars, bathed in a light that threw out uniform reddish tones.