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backstamp Line breaks: back|stamp
Pronunciation: /ˈbakstamp/

Definition of backstamp in English:


A mark stamped on the back of a plate or a letter.
Example sentences
  • It features a gold-painted 60th-anniversary backstamp along with the Animators' Choice designation.
  • Open stock price lists, as well as the backstamps on each item, included the names of the scenes.
  • The new oval design replaced the previous backstamps of the Botanic Garden and Pomona ranges.

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