- to attempt to discredit (a person) by underhanded means, as innuendo, accusation, or the like.
Origin of backstab
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Examples from the Web for backstab
They bicker and backstab and yell—and there is quite a bit of yelling.Why ‘It’s Always Sunny’ Is Funny: An Examination of Scenes, Stripped of Context
November 10, 2013