Definitions for backseatˈbækˈsit

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backseat(noun)

    a secondary or inferior position or status

    "tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding"

  2. backseat(noun)

    a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bill Clinton:

    I take a backseat to no one.

  2. Dylann Roof:

    Yeah, there ’s a gun in the backseat.

  3. Cipy:

    Youth makes poor judgment. Youth is driven by hormones. Reason takes a backseat to blind obsession with the opposite sex.

  4. Kevin Harter:

    We all felt for years that we took a backseat to the women's business, also, based on the growth you have seen in menswear, it was just an organic decision to that you had to play it up a little bit more.

  5. Chief Executive Tom Kennedy:

    In my conversations with our global customers it is clear that short-term shift in economic growth factors have taken a backseat to ensuring the sovereignty and security of the nations that face the security threats.

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