As a noun backer
As a verb backed is
As an adjective backed is
(obsolete|slang) put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
One who, or that which, s; especially one who backs a person or thing in a contest.
:: /e?/ This diphthong is a glide from mid front tongue position toward a higher, backer position similar to that of /?/.
English agent nouns
- Martin J. Ball and Nicole Müller (2005), Phonetics for communication disorders , p. 174:
From (back) (verb)
(obsolete, slang) Put on one's back; killed; rendered dead.
(in combination) Having specified type of back.
- 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.
- a high-backed chair
(in combination) Having specified type of backing.
- red-backed shrike
- asset-backed securities