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Backpedaling is used when one is proven wrong in an arguement and don't want to get their ass whooped!

Jessica: Why are you spreading rumors about me?

Janice: I'm not spreading rumors about you!
Jessica: I seen it on your Facebook!
Janice: That's all a misunderstanding....
Jessica: Don't start backpedaling now that you've been caught!
Janice started backpedaling her story when Jessica threatened to beat her ass!
by englandpunk September 18, 2020
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I couldn’t care less (but one must keep up appearances, right?)
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i tried doin that shit on my bike when i was a kid and i fell and broke my fuckin hand. so i punched my bike and broke my other hand! couldnt play cod for weeks!
dont try backpedaling on your bike kids
by BillBollock October 17, 2020
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To reverse to an earlier part of an argument and alter and reuse it later on in the argument. Kind of like how literally backpedaling on a bike makes it reverse, so you can change directions after going the wrong way.
Person 1: The PS4 is selling more than the Xbone!
Person 2: But it doesn't have many games.
Person 1: Your Xbone is still selling less than the PS4!
Person 2: Keep backpedaling.
by DoNotEatMyBacon May 31, 2014
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Backpedaling is a fun, but dangerous activity. To backpedal, one must run backwards. That makes it dangerous because you can't see what is ahead of you in the direction you are running. The writer of this definition broke his wrist while preforming this exercise on the day this definition was written.
In P.E, we were backpedaling around the gym. I tripped, and broke my wrist.
by Iggsman September 20, 2013
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An easy way to determine if your a shitter in WoW.
Oprahwindfury: “Wow look at that noob over there!”
Undeadpr?est: “Yeah dude he’s been backpedaling this whole time
by Siikk October 02, 2020
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