What does backdrop mean?

Definitions for backdrop
ˈbækˌdrɒpback·drop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. backdrop, background, backcloth(noun)

    scenery hung at back of stage

Wiktionary

  1. backdrop(Noun)

    A decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage.

  2. backdrop(Noun)

    The setting or background of a historical event.

    The president spoke outside the brick exterior of the firehouse for Ladder Company 10 and Engine Company 10, against the backdrop of a 56-foot-long bronze bas-relief depicting the towers in flames. uE000176013uE001 New York Times

  3. backdrop(Verb)

    To serve as a backdrop for.

    a brilliant sunset backdropping the famous skyline

Anagrams for backdrop »

  1. drop back, drop-back, dropback

  2. Drop back

  3. Drop-back

  4. Dropback

How to pronounce backdrop?

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How to say backdrop in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of backdrop in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of backdrop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of backdrop in a Sentence

  1. Amos Gregory:

    We're back here doing this regularly scheduled painting, but we have this backdrop now.

  2. Stephen Innes:

    Hoping for the best on the policy front but positioning for the worst on the economic backdrop seems to be the flavour of the day, the Fed, now out of necessity alone, will need to adjust policy much more profoundly than they expected.

  3. Chris Wightman:

    We have been evaluating China for years and the backdrop is relatively attractive from a fundamental standpoint, but we can't obtain the access.

  4. John Ing:

    The backdrop is the Greek exit - the Grexit - that's going to dominate news over the next few days until this game of chicken resolves itself.

  5. Mark McCormick:

    The FX market is generally taking its cue from overall risk sentiment and so equities are higher today, risk-sensitive currencies such as the Aussie dollar are higher as well. But that kind of masks the underlying fundamentals, which continue to favor a better backdrop for the U.S. dollar.

Images & Illustrations of backdrop

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