back room

back room
mod. secret; concealed.
I am going to watch for back room deals.
All the candidates were selected in back room meetings.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • back|room — «BAK ROOM, RUM», noun, adjective. –n. 1. a room in the back of a house, store, etc. 2. Figurative. a place of secret or behind the scenes influence, planning, or machination: »diplomatic backrooms. –adj. done or decided without public knowledge;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-room — ˈ ̷ ̷ ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective Etymology: back room : made or operating in an inconspicuous way : behind the scenes back room deals back room operations …   Useful english dictionary

  • back-room — adj. Back room is used with these nouns: ↑deal …   Collocations dictionary

  • back-room — see back room …   English dictionary

  • back-room boys — ˈback room boys [back room boys] noun plural (BrE) people who do important work for a person or an organization but who are not well known themselves • Much of a racing driver s success is …   Useful english dictionary

  • Back-Room Boy — Infobox Film name = Back Room Boy image size = caption = director = Herbert Mason producer = writer = Marriott Edgar Val Guest narrator = starring = Arthur Askey Moore Marriott Graham Moffatt music = cinematography = editing = distributor =… …   Wikipedia

  • back-room boys —    This term refers to people who do important work but have no contact with the public.     Back room boys don t always receive the credit they deserve for their work …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • back room boys — Go to boys in the back room …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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