Backdoor meaning

băkdôr
An unofficial and often improper entrance or channel.

Most of the campaign money came through the backdoor. Every admissions process has a backdoor.

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Secret; underhanded.
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Secret or surreptitious; clandestine.

A backdoor romance.

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Devious or underhanded.
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(sports) Of or directed toward a player who has slipped behind the opposing defense.

A backdoor pass.

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A means of access to a computer system that allows unauthorized users to circumvent normal authentication procedures.
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Of a rear entrance.
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Alternative spelling of back door.
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Alternative spelling of back door.
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Origin of backdoor

  • From the phrase back door.

    From Wiktionary