Pronunciation of Backstop  

English Meaning

In baseball, a fence, prop. at least 90 feet behind the home base, to stop the balls that pass the catcher; also, the catcher himself.

  1. Sports A screen or fence used to prevent a ball from being thrown or hit far out of a playing area, as in baseball.
  2. Baseball A catcher.
  3. Something that supports or bolsters.
  4. To serve as a backstop for.
  5. To support or bolster: "The firm lacks a topflight strategic-consulting arm to backstop its technology gurus” ( Alex Beam).
  6. To substitute for (another) in an emergency.


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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