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back room boys

A group of men engaged in clandestine decision-making. We're not fools—we know that the back room boys actually have all the power around here.
See also: back, boy, room

the ˈback-room boys

(British English) scientists, researchers, etc. who do important work but do not have direct contact with the public: It’s thanks to the back-room boys more than to the sales team that the product is such a success.
See also: boy

back room boys

verb
See also: back, boy, room