back clipping


a word formed by omitting the last part of the form from which it is derived.

Nearby words

  1. back burner,
  2. back burner, on a,
  3. back catalogue,
  4. back channel,
  5. back clearance,
  6. back country,
  7. back dive,
  8. back door,
  9. back down,
  10. back electromotive force

Also called hind clipping. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019