Meaning of “back” - Learner’s Dictionary


adjective us uk /bæk/
Extra Examples
a dog's back legsOne of the back wheels needs replacing.It's written on the back page.She was sitting in the back seat of the car.We found the shop in one of the back streets.

A2 [ always before noun ] at or near the back of something:

back door/page
I put it in the back pocket of my jeans.
back road/street

a very small road or street that goes behind or between buildings

→ See also put sth on the back burner

(Definition of “back adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)