Top Definition
to erase words with a keyboard
it it equipped with most keyboards in America
unless of course you decided to take out keys out of your key board.
tommy:i was typing a cussword and my mom walked by

suffery:did you get caught?

tommy:no.good thing i have backspace!

by suffery June 11, 2009
A person who revises/alters something that they have made, built, or written - only to end up with a result that is worse than what they started with.
I panicked and backspaced on the sandcastle I was building! Shit!
by PhDInAss September 25, 2014
wait up; hold on; go back
okay backspace, where did you say he went yesterday?
by galen December 11, 2004
When someone says something they didn't mean to say they can say "backspace" and whatever they said before must be imediately forgotten, as if it was never said.
...wait up, backspace!!
by Margaret Millen May 01, 2008
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