backstab

(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) v.
backbite, attack, smear, slander, *sell down the river, betray, *play Judas, *doublecross.

English dictionary for students. 2013.

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  • Backstab — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Coup de poignard dans le dos. Backstab Pays  France Périodicité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • backstab — verb see backstabbing …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • backstab — backstabber, n. /bak stab /, v.t., backstabbed, backstabbing. to attempt to discredit (a person) by underhanded means, as innuendo, accusation, or the like. [1920 25; BACK2 + STAB] * * * …   Universalium

  • backstab — verb to attack someone (especially verbally) unfairly in a deceitful, underhand, or treacherous manner, especially when theyre not present in the place or situation that it happens. (as if stabbing them in the …   Wiktionary

  • backstab — /ˈbækstæb / (say bakstab) verb (t) (backstabbed, backstabbing) to do harm to (someone), especially someone defenceless or unsuspecting, as by making a treacherous attack on their reputation. –backstabber, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • backstab — ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: back (I) + stab : to attack (a person) behind his back (as by making unfounded accusations) unscrupulous politicos backstabing opponents * * * backstabber, n. /bak stab /, v.t., backstabbed, ba …   Useful english dictionary

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