back story

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Noun[edit]

back story (plural back stories)

  1. Alternative spelling of backstory
    • 2013 March 1, Dan Povenmire as Dr. Heinz Doofenshmirtz, “Sidetracked”, in Phineas and Ferb, season 4, episode 5:
      Actually, that's not, uh... that's not really a back story, it's just expositional flashback. It doesn't, uh, have any childhood trauma, it's doesn't really inform who he is, it's not... it's just flashback. There's a difference. It's subtle, but there's a difference.