Definitions for back number

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back′ num′ber(n.)

  1. an out-of-date issue of a serial publication.

  2. Informal. anything out-of-date.

    Category: Informal

Origin of back number:

1805–15, Amer.


  1. back number(Noun)

    A back issue of a magazine, etc.

  2. back number(Noun)

    Anything considered old-fashioned.


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