Origin of back room
Examples from the Web for backroom
It was reminiscent of the old days of backroom politics and half-drunk reporters swaying against their typewriters.
I thought it would be hidden, out in the woods, or some kind of backroom deal.The True Story Behind Dallas Buyers Club: Meet the Real Ron Woodruff|Andrew Romano|November 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I want Missourians to make a choice in this election based on policy, not backroom politics.Abortion Opponents and Many Democrats Want Todd Akin to Stay in Senate Race|Patricia Murphy|August 21, 2012|DAILY BEAST
In our political system, presidents are not empowered to promise to launch wars in backroom negotiations with foreign leaders.Obama Needs U.S. Debate Before Making Pledges to Israel About Attacking Iran|Peter Beinart|August 20, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The tightly controlled choreography stirred the emotions while celebrating the unsung heroes of the backroom.
Lamb worked his way up into the throng and got a glimpse of the other guy getting stiff on the backroom floor.
Just then there came a low, long groan from the backroom, and at the same time some one came into the parlor.Romance of California Life|John Habberton
On arriving at the huckster's, he found him in the backroom, or parlor, to which we have before alluded.The Black Baronet; or, The Chronicles Of Ballytrain|William Carleton
Nick cleared the pie wrapper off the small counter and tossed it into a box as he headed for the backroom.The Sex Life of the Gods|Michael Knerr
You must fancy Henry in the backroom upstairs, and I am generally there also, working or writing.Jane Austen, Her Life and Letters|William Austen-Leigh and Richard Arthur Austen-Leigh
British Dictionary definitions for backroom
- a place where research or planning is done, esp secret research in wartime
- (as modifier)back-room boys