Backbone in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Backbone

the foundation or sturdiest part of something

Examples of Backbone in a sentence

Because he was the backbone of the company, operations stopped after Jim died.  🔊

Clarence realized that his wife was the backbone of his existence and hoped they could work out their troubled union.  🔊

Middle class workers are the backbone of the U.S. and keep the foundation steady and stable.  🔊

The wealthy couple is the backbone of the small community and fund most of the projects and business ventures.  🔊

Because the backbone of the chair was broken, it could no longer support dinner guests.  🔊

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