Definitions for backpedal
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word backpedal
pedal backwards on a bicycle
step backwards, in boxing
modify one's opinion, make it less strong
To pedal backwards on a bicycle.
To step backwards.
The player had to backpedal before catching the ball.
To distance oneself from an earlier claim or statement; back off from an idea.
Though initially adopting a hard-line stance, the politician soon started to backpedal.
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