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Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money.
Brandon Boyd

Meaning of "back door" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF BACK DOOR

back door play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF BACK DOOR

noun
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Back door is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES BACK DOOR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Back door

Back door may refer to: ▪ A door in the rear of a house or other building ▪ Backdoor, a hidden method for bypassing normal computer authentication systems ▪ Back Door, a British group ▪ The Back Door, an 1897 work serialised in Hong Kong newspaper The China MailThe Back Door, a 1992 album by American band Cherish the Ladies ▪ Backdoor, a play in which a player gets behind the defense and receives a pass for an easy score ▪ Backdoor Bay, Ross Island, Antarctica...

Definition of back door in the English dictionary

The definition of back door in the dictionary is a door at the rear or side of a building. Other definition of back door is a means of entry to a job, position, etc, that is secret, underhand, or obtained through influence.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE BACK DOOR

back and forth
back bacon
back bay
back boiler
back burner
back catalogue
back copy
back country
back cover
back crawl
back down
back electromotive force
back emf
back emission
back end
back flip
back foot
back formation
back four
back garden

WORDS THAT END LIKE BACK DOOR

a foot in the door
automatic door
barn door
cat door
door
door to door
French door
front door
glass door
keep the wolf from the door
main door
next door
open door
overhead door
passenger door
rear door
revolving door
screen door
side door
stable door
swinging door

Synonyms and antonyms of back door in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «back door» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF BACK DOOR

Find out the translation of back door to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of back door from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «back door» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

后门
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

puerta trasera
570 millions of speakers

English

back door
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

पीछे का दरवाजा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الباب الخلفي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

черный вход
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

porta dos fundos
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পিছনের দরজা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

porte arrière
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

pintu belakang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Hintertür
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

バックドア
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뒷문
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Lawang mburi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cửa sau
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

பின் கதவு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

परत दार
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

arka kapı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

porta sul retro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

tylne drzwi
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

чорний вхід
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ușa din spate
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πίσω πόρτα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

agterdeur
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

bakdörren
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

bakdøren
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of back door

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «BACK DOOR»

The term «back door» is quite widely used and occupies the 30.933 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about back door

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10 QUOTES WITH «BACK DOOR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word back door.
1
Luther Allison
I've been waiting for that bright sunshine to show up and shine in my back door someday.
2
Brandon Boyd
Music has always been my back door to life. It is important for people to find something that excites them. I like the concept that if you do what excites you, you will be rewarded generously, whatever form reward takes, which is not necessarily money.
3
Frank Crowninshield
In my day, when you called on a girl, her mother was always hollering down to see if she was still unraped, the maid would look in, her father would shuffle his feet in another room. Today the boy calls up, says, 'Meet you at the back door of Stern's.'
4
Guy Fieri
If you're cooking and not making mistakes, you're not playing outside your safety zone. I don't expect it all to be good. I have fat dogs because I scrap that stuff out the back door.
5
Mem Fox
My Mother was a very wild Australian woman. When we were in Africa she could kill a snake with one blow from a crow bar, which she kept at the back door.
6
Aretha Franklin
And I was booked once to go on 'Ed Sullivan' and I got bumped and ran out the back door crying.
7
Lesley Gore
As far as I'm concerned, collaboration is the essence of life. It's wonderful to be able to have talents, and, very often, we think that we know what our talents are, or we find out through a back door that we have a talent. I know that I found out I was a lyricist quite through a back door.
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John Harrison
We sat here during Irene in '99 with the back door open. We drank and watched all the stuff fly by.
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Anna Maxwell Martin
I come from Beverley in East Yorkshire, and no one there would step outside their front door, or even their back door, on a Saturday night - or any other time, for that matter - unless they were dressed to the nines.
10
Merlin Olsen
I can ski out of my back door.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «BACK DOOR»

Discover the use of back door in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to back door and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Europe Through the Back Door
This edition of the bestselling European travel guide includes ongoing changes in Europe.
Rick Steves, 1994
2
Learning at the Back Door Reflections on Non-Traditional ...
This book attempts to explain this kind of learning and relate it to schooling, suggesting ways in which all learning-whether traditional or non-traditional-can be encouraged and improved through new kinds of educational institutions and ...
Charles A. Wedemeyer, 2009
3
The Back Door of Midnight
Psychic...or psychotic?
Elizabeth Chandler, 2010
4
Don't Tell
What really happened to Mother?
Elizabeth Chandler, 2010
5
Rick Steves' Europe Through the Back Door 2014
You can count on Rick Steves to tell you what you really need to know when traveling through Europe, including how to: Plan your itinerary and maximize your time Pack light—and right Find good-value hotels and restaurants Travel smoothly ...
Rick Steves, 2013
6
Back Door Java: State Formation and the Domestic in Working ...
"An important contribution to studies of gender and the state in Southeast Asia, this eminently readable book is at once engaging and profound." - Mary Steedly, Harvard University
Janice C. Newberry, 2006
7
Hong Kong: Front Door - Back Door
Under the scrutiny of Michael Wolf's photographic eye, these objects become fascinating installation pieces, while the abstract patterns of the buildings reveal the beauty and order that underlie the apparent chaos of the city.
Michael Wolf, Kenneth Baker, Douglas Young, 2005
8
The Voice at the Back Door
Racial tensions erupt when a citizen with a deep sense of justice becomes sheriff of a Southern town
Elizabeth Spencer, 1994
9
Back Door to Richmond: The Bermuda Hundred Campaign, ...
Back Door to Richmond is the first book-length study of the Bermuda Hundred Campaign.
William Glenn Robertson, 1991
10
The Back Door to Your Teen's Heart
Melissa Trevathan and Sissy Goff, both counselors with a combined 50 years of working with kids, lead us on a journey into the hearts of these adolescents.
Melissa Trevathan, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «BACK DOOR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term back door is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Scott Walker Tries To Use A Back Door To Get Rid Of Wisconsin's …
Only one hurdle stands between Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and his upcoming bid for the White House: passing a budget to keep his ... «ThinkProgress, Jul 15»
2
Police: Man kicks in back door, burglarized ex-girlfriend's home …
New Holland Borough Police say Shawn Krut, 36, kicked in the back door of the residence and once inside spread oil all over the contents of ... «FOX43.com, Jul 15»
3
Wind Energy: Back Door For Fuel Cell Respectability?
So, have you heard the story of the boy who cried “fuel cell vehicle feasibility”? Don't worry, this isn't a re-telling. It's an investigation of one of ... «CleanTechnica, Jul 15»
4
Morning Review: Racial slur scrawled on church's back door
GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- A pastor at a Grandville church where a racial slur was found scrawled on a back door says the incident has led to ... «MLive.com, Jul 15»
5
iOS 8.4 Jailbreak Update: TaiG Download Contains Back Door
Despite successfully jailbreaking our iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices, the 2.2.0 update contains a back door. Installing the latest TaiG ... «iDigitalTimes.com, Jul 15»
6
Migrants join a growing queue at 'Balkan back door'
The people smugglers made an unlikely pair. The younger man sipped a frappé and exuded footballer chic, his hair gelled stiff into a vertical ... «The Times, Jul 15»
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GAA – Limerick to stroll through back door
Screen shot 2015-06-22 at 09.49.52 THE LIMERICK senior hurlers return to championship action this Sunday. TJ Ryan's men face Westmeath ... «Limerick Post, Jul 15»
8
Sign inside Baltimore police van under investigation
The photos show the doors of the parked police van left open. On the inside of the back door is a sign, attached or possibly stenciled on, that ... «WBAL Baltimore, Jul 15»
9
The back door will slam shut on Cork's hurlers as they chase All …
WHEN CORK LAST contested an All-Ireland senior hurling final, in 2013, they had to come through the back door to get there. Limerick inflicted ... «The42, Jul 15»
10
Man Reports Waking At 4 AM To Back Door Being Kicked In
The man told sheriff's deputies he was asleep in his bedroom when someone kicked in the back door. "(He) stated he yelled for them to leave ... «Greeneville Sun, Jun 15»

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