verb (used with object)

to defer to a later date, as wages, benefits, or costs: The union agreed to back-load pay raises.

Nearby words

  1. back-breaking,
  2. back-check,
  3. back-cloth,
  4. back-end load,
  5. back-formation,
  6. back-mutate,
  7. back-order,
  8. back-paddle,
  9. back-patting,
  10. back-pedal

Compare front-load. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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