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Definition of "backer" []

  • One that backs a person, group, or enterprise: financial backers of a ballet company. (noun)
  • One who bets on a contestant. (noun)
  • One who provides or works with backs or backing. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "backer" in a sentence
  • "Another title backer could come on board as well to take over from the departing Saxo Bank."
  • "Another title backer could come on board as well to take over from the departing Saxo"
  • "Swan becomes the title backer for Shaun Muir Racing as they set their sights on the 2010 British Superbike Championship title"