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(idiomatic) Not immediate; inactive; receiving less than full or regular attention.
(idiomatic) Not immediately; in a low priority or delayed manner.
It was strange how quickly the trials and fears of the day could be put on the back burner with a couple of swigs of amber liquid.
His own brass quintet is still on the back burner!
His own brass quintet is still on the back burner !
In order to get well, he pulled out of previous planned appearances and put his career on the back burner and focused on his health.
You don't have to put your creativity on the back burner while you learn a craft.
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