[ bak-chek ]
/ ˈbækˌtʃɛk /
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verb (used without object) Ice Hockey.
verb (used with object)
to check over or through; review: Back-check the files to see if the patient's records are there.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of back-check
First recorded in 1935–40
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