Postponed or deferred, as in a low-priority task.
It wasn't April 15th yet so I put the taxes on the back burner.
by The Aloha Overlord March 9, 2014
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1) Custom of placing pots not requiring immediate attention toward the rear of the stove 2) A condition of low priority or temporary deferment 3) Where one resides when they are hearing bs in hopes of maintaining the status quo of a "relationship" that serves to keep the fires lit for the IO part of the equation
It's so sad how Sal doesn't realize shes placed on the back burner. Hal has no intention of making her his one and only.
by Shyantha December 27, 2006
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When something is put aside for more important things.
We can't go on that vacation boo, we can't afford it. We'll just put it on the back burner for now.
by Dialect of Mecca August 23, 2004
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To put off something until later because something better has come along and stolen your interest
guy 1: hey what ever happened to jamie?

guy 2: o i back burnered her for heather.
by Jeeeebuuuussss January 9, 2010
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the back pocket in a pair of Jeans/Trousers where one might keep a wallet
"I've got 73 quid in my Back Burner, and I'm gonna wax the lot! the milky bars are on me!"
by frenchy1892. May 24, 2009
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1. a place where you put things you don't have time/money for or have otherwise abandoned.
origin: an urban fire escape where you go and get a sunburn on your back.
"you don't have room for that in your life, you'd better put it on the back burner"
by brap February 5, 2005
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While having sex, flip the girl over, defecate on her back, and give her an Indian rug burn for good measure.
Sally wouldn't stop talking last night, so I gave her a back burner.
by Koolness March 10, 2012
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