backdoor definition

  • adjective:
    • key or surreptitious; clandestine: a backdoor love.
    • Sports Of or directed toward a player who's got slipped behind the opposing security: a backdoor pass.
    • Acting from behind plus concealment; backstairs.
  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of back-door.
    • an undocumented way to obtain access to some type of computer system or the data it has
    • a secret or underhand means of access (to a place or a posture)
    • an entrance guiding a building
  • verb:
    • Alternative spelling of back-door.

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