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backer

See also: Backer and Bäcker

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

back +‎ -er

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

backer (plural backers)

  1. One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

backer

  1. (phonetics) comparative form of back: more back
    Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders, p. 174:
    /eɪ/ This diphthong is a glide from mid front tongue position toward a higher, backer position similar to that of /ɪ/.