[ bak-kast, -kahst ]
/ ˈbækˌkæst, -ˌkɑst /


a short backward and often upward swing of a fishing rod, its line, and its lure in preparation for the cast that immediately follows.

Origin of backcast

1570–80, for an earlier sense; back2 + cast Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019