Definition of backstage in English:

backstage

Line breaks: back|stage
Pronunciation: /bakˈsteɪdʒ
 
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adverb

  • 1In or to the area behind the stage in a theatre, especially the wings or dressing rooms: I went backstage after the show [as modifier]: a backstage tour of the opera house
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    • She herself has worked backstage for a marionette theater in Minneapolis, and she taught calligraphy for years.
    • Danny stepped away, and cast one last disdainful look at Scott before going backstage, and presumably leaving the theater.
    • We used a photograph of him taken backstage at the Winter Garden theater to calibrate our time extractor.
  • 1.1In secret: we planned our strategies backstage
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    • I should be on the front lines, not making deals backstage.
    • I wonder who is cutting the deals backstage and what it will look like after this is over.

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