backing

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

back +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

backing (plural backings)

  1. Support, especially financial.
    It's a volunteer organization that works with backing from the city and a few grants.
  2. A liner or other material added behind or underneath.
    The cardboard backing gives the notebook a little extra stiffness.
  3. (music) Musicians and vocalists who support the main performer

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Adjective[edit]

backing (not comparable)

  1. (music) That which provides support for the main performer

Verb[edit]

backing

  1. Present participle of back.