Definitions for backdropˈbækˌdrɒp

This page provides all 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. Yang Hai:

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

  2. Jussi Pylkkanen:

    This was a sale that took place against a backdrop of some uncertainty, the proof was in the pudding.

  3. Craig Fehr:

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

  4. Qiu Zhi:

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

  5. Orlando Police Chief John Mina:

    [Officers’] backdrop was a concrete wall and they were being fired upon, but that’s all part of the investigation.

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