What does backdrop mean?

Definitions for backdropˈbækˌdrɒp

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word backdrop.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. backdrop, background, backcloth(noun)

    scenery hung at back of stage


  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


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yang Hai:

    The market is turning optimistic, against a backdrop of ample liquidity.

  2. Jussi Pylkkanen:

    This was a sale that took place against a backdrop of some uncertainty, the proof was in the pudding.

  3. Craig Fehr:

    As we look out a little bit further, I think the backdrop is set for equity markets ... to inch higher.

  4. Qiu Zhi:

    The biggest risk ... remains the anaemic recovery in the global economy given the backdrop of feeble demand.

  5. Orlando Police Chief John Mina:

    [Officers’] backdrop was a concrete wall and they were being fired upon, but that’s all part of the investigation.

Images & Illustrations of backdrop

  1. backdropbackdropbackdrop

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