Last modified on 22 August 2014, at 15:34

backing

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

EtymologyEdit

back +‎ -ing

NounEdit

backing (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

TranslationsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

backing (not comparable)

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

VerbEdit

backing

  1. Present participle of back.