from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A room located at the rear.
- n. The meeting place used by an inconspicuous controlling group.
- adj. Of, relating to, or taking place in a backroom: backroom card games.
- adj. Marked by the exercise of inconspicuous control and maneuvering: backroom politics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A room near the rear of a premises, especially one only accessible to a privileged few and that can be used as an inconspicuous meeting place
- adj. Of, relating to, or happening in a backroom
- adj. Characterized by secrecy or anonymity
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a room located in the rear of an establishment; usually accessible only to privileged groups
- n. the meeting place of a group of leaders who make their decisions via private negotiations
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