backing

backing

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English

Etymology

back +‎ -ing

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbæk.ɪŋ(ɡ)/
  • Rhymes: -ækɪŋ

Noun

backing (countable and uncountable, plural backings)

  1. Support, especially financial.
    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.
  3. (music) Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

Translations

Adjective

backing (not comparable)

  1. (music) That which provides support for the main performer

Verb

backing

  1. present participle of back

Anagrams

  • king cab

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