a place outside the purview of the public where political or business deals are brokered
also back room
designating or of an activity carried on in or as in a backroom; behind-the-scenes
nounor back room
- A room located at the rear.
- The meeting place used by an inconspicuous controlling group.
- Of, relating to, or taking place in a backroom: backroom card games.
- Marked by the exercise of inconspicuous control and maneuvering: backroom politics.