Origin of back room
Words nearby back room
How to use back room in a sentence
The corridor between the front and back rooms has been transformed into a Tokyo-style alley jammed with sham bars, eateries and vending and entertainment machines.In the galleries: A multi-sensory exhibit with cherry blossoms and a dire warning|Mark Jenkins|July 30, 2021|Washington Post
Daylight was retreating in Fort Smith, and Schluterman was in the back room with a coworker when he heard the shopkeeper’s bell.He Robbed a Taco Joint With a Toy Water Gun for $264. He Got Life in Prison.|Kate Briquelet|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
I had just begun to walk around the counter to open the register myself when he entered from a back room.He Robbed a Taco Joint With a Toy Water Gun for $264. He Got Life in Prison.|Kate Briquelet|May 31, 2021|The Daily Beast
Most of the insurrectionists were lined up and machine gunned, though one group of right-wing officers managed to retreat to a back room and ceremonially shoot themselves while seated around a table.My Father Fled Fascism in Spain—and Taught Me How Lies Can Destroy a Democracy|Sebastian Junger|May 19, 2021|Time
I don’t think there’s one sort of smoking gun or people in the back room saying, “All right, let’s not get these things rolled out, because it goes against our interests.”How to Stop Worrying and Love the Robot Apocalypse (Ep. 461)|Stephen J. Dubner|May 6, 2021|Freakonomics
It was a typical day: Amber lined up her digital music with the deejay, then primped in a red-curtained back room.Best Career Arc Ever: From Burlesque To Bartending|Anne Berry|September 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They treat the dogs like the lefthanded stepchild and put them in a the back room and left them there.Arizona Opens Investigation Into Deadly Doggie Disneyland|Caitlin Dickson|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He enters a back room, sits at a round café table and sips from a bottle of mineral water.The Stacks: The Neville Brothers Stake Their Claim as Bards of the Bayou|John Ed Bradley|April 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
When Jasaroska put up a fight, he offered to move them into a back room.American Gypsies Are a Persecuted Minority That Is Starting to Fight Back|Nina Strochlic|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
We were ushered into the back room to view the few they carried.A Brigham Young University Professor’s Escape from Mormonism|Lynn K. Wilder|October 20, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The door to the back room opened, letting through a blend of talk and small mechanical noises.
Quite a number of sandeaters, as time passed, seemed to drift in and out of the back room.
While I was watching over my shoulder, three or four sandeaters coming out of the back room shoved me aside to get at him.
They sniffed once at the bar, but followed their stubbled chins into the back room at max acc.
At that point, Jorgensen sailed through the curtained doorway between the bar and back room.
British Dictionary definitions for back room
- a place where research or planning is done, esp secret research in wartime
- (as modifier)back-room boys