Backdrop meaning

băkdrŏp
Background or setting, as of an event.
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The setting, as of a historical event; the background.
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A painted cloth hung at the back of a stage set.
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The definition of backdrop means the setting or location, or the mural scene behind the set of a play that sets the imaginary location for the scene.

An example of backdrop is a mural of mountains in the back of a stage.

An example of backdrop is the White House serving as the location for an important meeting about world peace.

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A decorated cloth hung at the back of a stage.
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To serve as a backdrop for.

A brilliant sunset backdropping the famous skyline.

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A curtain hung at the back of a stage, often painted to represent some scene.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
backdrop
Plural:
backdrops