Associations to the word «Backstage»

Wiktionary

BACKSTAGE, adjective. Relating to, or situated in the area behind a stage.
BACKSTAGE, adjective. Secret, concealed from the public.
BACKSTAGE, adverb. Towards the area behind the stage.
BACKSTAGE, adverb. Out of view of the public.
BACKSTAGE, noun. The area behind a stage out of view of the audience where performers wait to give their show; especially that of the dressing rooms.
BACKSTAGE, noun. The private portion of the space used by a business or enterprise.

Dictionary definition

BACKSTAGE, noun. A stage area out of sight of the audience.
BACKSTAGE, adverb. Out of view of the public; behind the scenes; "Working backstage to gain political support for his proposal"; "many private deals were made backstage at the convention".
BACKSTAGE, adverb. In or to a backstage area of a theater; "costumes were changed backstage".
BACKSTAGE, adjective. Concealed from public view or attention; "offstage political meetings".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats