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Related to backstabbed: in favor, overhyped


tr.v. back·stabbed, back·stab·bing, back·stabs
To disparage or criticize (someone), usually when that person is absent.

back′stab′ber n.


vb (tr)
to attack in a deceitful manner
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In a statement, MP Mohammad Kabbara claimed that Qassem and Hezbollah have backstabbed the Sunni community in Beirut, Sidon, the Bekaa Valley and the north by sparking 20 rounds of fighting in Tripoli in recent years.
I am saying this with a heavy heart that when the whole of Delhi was with us, some friends backstabbed us.
We gave him votes and he backstabbed us by running away," said an irked protester.
PPP has backstabbed its first allied political party PML-N, and then it went against Maulana Fazal Ur Rehman, MQM respectively.
I can very well recall the incident, where, for the sake of a promotion, my fellow colleague backstabbed me.
As expected, the candidates bickered and backstabbed their way through car valeting and shoe shining tasks.
Gore's victim, his 2000 Vice-Presidential running mate, Senator Joe Lieberman of Connecticut; was backstabbed in an act that was roundly condemned by Lieberman, his supporters, and citizens nationwide.
After joining ``Today'' as news anchor in September '89, she replaced - some say backstabbed - the beloved Pauley four months later.