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backstage Line breaks: back|stage
Pronunciation: /bakˈsteɪdʒ/

Definition of backstage in English:


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
More example sentences
  • 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
More example sentences
  • 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.

Words that rhyme with backstage

age, assuage, cage, downstage, engage, enrage, gage, gauge, mage, multistage, offstage, onstage, Osage, page, Paige, rage, rampage, sage, stage, swage, under-age, upstage, wage
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