back o' beyond


adjective Australian Informal.

remote; out-of-the-way; isolated.

Nearby words

  1. back matter,
  2. back molding,
  3. back mutation,
  4. back nine,
  5. back number,
  6. back o' bourke,
  7. back of,
  8. back of beyond,
  9. back of bourke,
  10. back of one's hand

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Idioms and Phrases with back of beyond

back of beyond

Extremely remote. For example, John's about to move to some tiny island, truly back of beyond. This term, used as a humorous exaggeration, relies on the meaning of beyond (or the beyond) as “a distant place, beyond human experience.” [Early 1800s]

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