backer definition

  • noun:
    • the one that backs one, group, or enterprise: financial backers of a ballet company.
    • one that bets on a contestant.
    • One who provides or works together with backs or backing.
    • one that, or what, backs; particularly a person who backs you or part of a contest.
    • one that, or what, backs; specially one that backs one or part of a contest.
    • person who backs or gets regarding the back: because, a backer of untamed horses.
    • One who backs or supports, or whom aids and abets, another in an undertaking, especially in any trial of ability, agility, or power; in addition, one who bets or “lays” their money in favor of somebody, horse, etc., in a contest; person who indorses the notes or sustains the credit of another.
    • In structure, a narrow slate set from the straight back of an extensive square-headed one, where the slates start to reduce wide.
    • Nautical, a strap of line or sennit fastened to a yard-arm to secure the head-earings of a sail.
    • spends in a theatrical manufacturing
  • adjective:
    • relative kind of straight back: more right back
  • others:
    • identical to backermore.

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