Backstage - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌbækˈsteɪdʒ|  American pronunciation of the word backstage
Brit.  |bakˈsteɪdʒ|  British pronunciation of the word backstage

noun

- a stage area out of sight of the audience (syn: offstage, wing)

adverb

- out of view of the public; behind the scenes
- in or to a backstage area of a theater

adjective

- concealed from public view or attention (syn: offstage)

Examples

After the show, we went backstage to meet the band.

...some of the most important decisions were made backstage, and only presented to the full committee afterward...

Working backstage to gain political support for his proposal

many private deals were made backstage at the convention

...remained adamant about getting the actor's autograph even after he had disappeared backstage...

The show was about to begin and backstage there were signs of feverish activity (=activity that is done very quickly because there is not much time).

The audience is not allowed backstage.

the musicians left their instrument cases backstage

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