Definitions for backyardˈbækˈyɑrd

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. the yard behind a house.

  2. an area regarded as one's private property or domain.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backyard(noun)

    the grounds in back of a house

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. backyard(noun)ˈbækˈyɑrd

    an area of grass behind a house

    a barbecue in the backyard

  2. backyardˈbækˈyɑrd

    in the area you live

    shocked at the crimes happening in our own backyards


  1. backyard(Noun)

    A yard to the rear of a house or similar residence.

  2. backyard(Noun)

    A person's neighborhood, or an area nearby to a person's usual residence or place of work and where the person is likely to go.

  3. backyard(Noun)

    An area nearby to a country or other jurisidiction's legal boundaries, particularly an area in which the country feels it has an interest.

Translations for backyard

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(especially American) a garden at the back of a house etc

He grows vegetables in his backyard.

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