Backer vs Backed - What's the difference?

backer | backed |


As a noun backer

is baker.

As a verb backed is

(back).

As an adjective backed is

(obsolete|slang) put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.

backer

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • One who, or that which, s; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.
  • Adjective

    (head)
  • (phonetics) (back)
  • Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders , p. 174:
  • :: /e?/ This diphthong is a glide from mid front tongue position toward a higher, backer position similar to that of /?/.
  • English agent nouns

    backed

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (back) (verb)

    Verb

    (head)
  • (back)
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
  • He wishes to have the senior, or old square-toes, backed ; he longs to have his father on six men's shoulders; that is, carried to the grave.
  • (in combination) Having specified type of back.
  • a high-backed chair
    sway-backed
    red-backed shrike
  • (in combination) Having specified type of backing.
  • asset-backed securities

    Derived terms

    * asset-backed

    References

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