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1. backstage

noun. ['ˈbækˈsteɪdʒ'] a stage area out of sight of the audience.

Synonyms

  • wing
  • offstage

Antonyms

  • outward
  • unrestricted
  • state-supported

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Backstage

  • offstage
  • onstage
  • restage
  • stage
  • upstage

How do you pronounce backstage?

Pronounce backstage as ˈbækˈsteɪʤ.

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Sentences with backstage


1. Noun, singular or mass
Print your backstage passes out on card stock and cut the passes out.

Quotes about backstage


1. A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that's just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it's a joke.
- Søren Kierkegaard, Either/Or, Part I

2. backstage

adjective. ['ˈbækˈsteɪdʒ'] concealed from public view or attention.

Synonyms

  • offstage

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • impersonal

Etymology

  • back (English)
  • bak (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • stage (English)
  • stage (Middle English (1100-1500))
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