verb (used with object), back·stabbed, back·stab·bing.
Origin of backstab
Examples from the Web for backstabbing
Their relationship was messy and sordid and full of lies and jealousy and betrayal and backstabbing.How to Get Away With Gayness: Shonda Rhimes Kills TV’s Sex Stereotypes|Kevin Fallon|September 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This kind of backstabbing should have gone to its grave with Hoover 40 years ago.Tim Weiner: Shadows of J. Edgar Hoover in the Petraeus Affair|Tim Weiner|November 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
The ones that survive are those who are ruthless, backstabbing businessmen—Goldman Sachs with guns.
The text, however, was just the beginning of his backstabbing.
A climatic narrative that encompasses the backstabbing politics of Washington, D.C., with the thrill of international espionage.
The result was a sense of betrayal and backstabbing exploited by the corporal-Fuhrer Hitler.After the Rain|Sam Vaknin