Meaning of backer

back•er

Pronunciation: (bak'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person who supports or aids a person, cause, enterprise, etc.
  2. a person who bets on a competitor in a race or contest.
  3. canvas or other material used for backing.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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