(cosmetic depilation of) the back, scrotum, and the area between the buttocks
a pain, especially in the lumbar region of the back, usually caused by the strain of a muscle or ligament. Historical Examples I should have calloused hands and the back-ache at times; but my sleep would be sweet. The Seat of Empire Charles Carleton Coffin How could a back-ache over the pea-bed compensate for these […]
adjective made or done in a backward, awkward, or roundabout manner; also written backassed Examples Her questions were completely back-assed. Usage Note vulgar slang
the movement of a bat, racket, or the like, toward the back of a player in preparation for the forward movement with which the ball is struck. Historical Examples On the backswing, it thwacked resoundingly against the thug’s ribcage. Nor Iron Bars a Cage…. Gordon Randall Garrett
to date earlier than the actual date; predate; antedate: Backdate the letter so he’ll think I wrote it last week. verb (transitive) to make effective from an earlier date: the pay rise was backdated to August v. also back-date, by 1881 (implied in back-dated), from back (adv.) + date (v.1). Cf. antedate. Related: Backdated; backdating.