Definitions for backstoryˈbækˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

back•sto•ryˈbækˌstɔr i, -ˌstoʊr i(n.)(pl.)-ries.

  1. the background of a real or fictional story or situation; prior circumstances or events.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of backstory:

1980–85

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  1. backstory(Noun)

    The supposed previous life and experiences of a character in a dramatic work.

  2. backstory(Noun)

    A prequel.

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