What does backdrop mean?

Definitions for backdropˈbækˌdrɒp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backdrop.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backdrop, background, backcloth(noun)

    scenery hung at back of stage


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backdrop in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backdrop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Carsten Fritsch:

    This is just a technical rebound after the massive drop in previous days, i don't think we are there yet, given the fundamental backdrop.

  2. Dr. Jeffrey Borenstein:

    Just when you think that a person is just a backdrop for the rest of the universe, watch them and see that they laugh, they cry, they tell jokes ... they're just friends waiting to be made.

  3. Kevin Daly:

    The outlook is tenuous for some countries, given the sensitivity for oil, investors will be a little bit more circumspect and demand a higher risk premium when it comes to these kind of commodities-sensitive countries in the current backdrop.

  4. Vanessa Suatengco:

    There was a mad rush for rooms even if we were selling them for high rates, and of course the best thing that happened for us was that every day during the presscon, in the backdrop that they made, Diamond Hotel was there, so it was all over the world.

  5. Jeffrey Gundlach:

    It seems to me almost unthinkable that U.S. interest rates could rise in any meaningful way against a backdrop of Spanish bond yields being less than 2 percent, bond yields are going to drop, I think, because if they can't go up, then they have to go down.

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