Top Definition
to change a previously stated position on a subject
He was trying to back pedal on censorship by most people were unconvinced.
by The Return of Light Joker September 22, 2011
the act of running backwards at either normal or high intensity
Today Coach Rob showed us how to backpedal.
I will never be the same again.
by jleeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee March 14, 2011
when you say something that you dont mean but then you say something else to cover it up
james: you are hot
sam: what?
james: i mean, every woman says so
sam: stop backpedaling
by hugry February 22, 2014
(a)When you break up with a lover, boyfriend/girlfriend, friend with benefits etc. and the you start seeing them again at a future date.

(b)When you break up with someone and then start dating them in the future again.
Man... you went on a date with Emma? You are a backpedaling fool.

I thought you broke up with him girl? Why you backpedaling again?
by LOOSH January 24, 2013

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