backdrop definition

  • noun:
    • A painted cloth hung behind a stage ready. Also called backcloth.
    • The environment, as of a historical event; the background.
    • A decorated cloth hung at the rear of a stage.
    • The environment or history of a historical event.
    • the scenery hung at back of stage. Also referred to as in Britain backcloth.
    • the backdrop, setting, or situations of a conference.
    • views hung at back of stage
  • verb:
    • To act as a backdrop for.

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