Definitions for backgrounderˈbækˌgraʊn dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•ground•erˈbækˌgraʊn dər(n.)

  1. a briefing by an official who has been promised anonymity in reports of the briefing.

    Category: Journalism

Origin of backgrounder:

1955–60

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backgrounder(noun)

    a press conference or interview in which a government official explains to reporters the background of an action or policy

    "the secretary gave us a backgrounder on public health issues"

Wiktionary

  1. backgrounder(Noun)

    an official briefing or document giving background information

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