Backstab meaning

băkstăb
To attack someone (especially verbally) unfairly in a deceitful, underhand, or treacherous manner, especially when they're not present in the place or situation that it happens. (as if stabbing them in the back). See backbite.
verb
8
2
To harm (a friend, partner, etc.) by treachery.
verb
4
1
To disparage or criticize (someone), usually when that person is absent.
verb
4
2
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Origin of backstab

  • back + stab

    From Wiktionary