Definitions for backdropˈbækˌdrɒp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backdrop, background, backcloth(noun)

    scenery hung at back of stage

Wiktionary

  1. backdrop(Noun)

    A decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage.

  2. backdrop(Noun)

    The setting or background of a historical event.

    The president spoke outside the brick exterior of the firehouse for Ladder Company 10 and Engine Company 10, against the backdrop of a 56-foot-long bronze bas-relief depicting the towers in flames. uE000176013uE001 New York Times

  3. backdrop(Verb)

    To serve as a backdrop for.

    a brilliant sunset backdropping the famous skyline

Anagrams for backdrop »

  1. drop back, drop-back, dropback

  2. Drop back

  3. Drop-back

  4. Dropback

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yang Hai:

    The market is turning optimistic, against a backdrop of ample liquidity.

  2. Craig Fehr:

    As we look out a little bit further, I think the backdrop is set for equity markets ... to inch higher.

  3. Qiu Zhi:

    The biggest risk ... remains the anaemic recovery in the global economy given the backdrop of feeble demand.

  4. Paul Taylor:

    It's really, really ugly, the global economic backdrop is not particularly robust. And Canada's just getting crushed by oil.

  5. Benoit Anne:

    The rouble is less correlated than its peers to the global backdrop, and that's the reason there's been a bit of outperformance.

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