backstab definition

  • verb-transitive:
    • To attack (someone) unfairly, especially in an underhand, deceitful manner: "Some backstab each other and threaten to settle their differences with a punch” ( Thomas Boswell).
  • verb:
    • to attack somebody (especially verbally) unfairly in a deceitful, underhand, or treacherous manner, particularly when they truly are perhaps not present in the area or circumstance so it takes place. (like stabbing them in back). See backbite.

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