• (phonetics) comparative form of back: more back

    "Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders, p. 174: /eɪ/ This diphthong is a glide from mid front tongue position toward a higher, backer position similar to that of /ɪ/."


  • One who, or that which, backs; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.

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