Antonyms
Etymology

1. backpedal

verb. ['ˈbækˌpɛdəl'] modify one's opinion, make it less strong.

Antonyms

  • walk

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pedal (English)
  • pédale (French)

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Rhymes with Backpedal

  • addle
  • alkaloidal
  • andal
  • andel
  • antipodal
  • arundel
  • astraddle
  • badal
  • bandel
  • barkdoll
  • barkdull
  • beadle
  • bedell
  • beedle
  • befuddle
  • bendall
  • bendel
  • bendele
  • biddle
  • bimiodal

Sentences with backpedal


1. Verb, base form
Employees can depend on him to mean what he says and not backpedal on his decisions or decrees.

2. Adjective
After you land, stay in an athletic position and backpedal quickly to your starting position.

3. Noun, singular or mass
Keep the waves short and fast as you sprint forward and backpedal.

2. backpedal

verb. ['ˈbækˌpɛdəl'] pedal backwards on a bicycle.

Synonyms

  • cycle
  • bicycle
  • pedal
  • bike

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pedal (English)
  • pédale (French)

3. backpedal

verb. ['ˈbækˌpɛdəl'] step backwards, in boxing.

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • pedal (English)
  • pédale (French)
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