a street in an area away from the main roads
also written back street
- located on a backstreet
- of or having to do with a place or person that is disreputable, engaged in an illegal activity, etc.also written back′-street·
(comparative more backstreet, superlative most backstreet)
- Associated with neighborhoods on back streets, often in older neighborhoods, with poorer residents.
- Alternative spelling of back street.