Definition of backcourt noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈbækkɔːt//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈbækkɔːrt//
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  1. 1(in tennis, basketball, etc.) the area at either end of the court
  2. 2(in basketball) the players who form the defence See related entries: Basketball
  3. 3(Scottish English) an area surrounded by walls but with no roof at the back of a building
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: backcourt