backstreet

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

backstreet (comparative more backstreet, superlative most backstreet)

  1. Associated with neighborhoods on back streets, often in older neighborhoods, with poorer residents.
    • 1983, Billy Joel, “Uptown Girl” (song): 
      She's been living in her uptown world / I bet she's never had a backstreet guy / I bet her momma never told her why

Noun[edit]

backstreet (plural backstreets)

  1. Alternative spelling of back street.