[ bak-seet ]
/ ˈbækˈsit /


a seat at the rear.

Idioms for backseat

    take a backseat, to occupy a secondary or inferior position: Her writing has taken a backseat because of other demands on her time.

Origin of backseat

First recorded in 1825–35 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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