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Slang definitions & phrases for on the back burner

on the back burner

adverb phrase

Not being actively considered; in reserve; on hold: I have some good projects on the back burner right now (1960+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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