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throw·back

 (thrō′băk′)
n.
1. See atavism.
2. One that has characteristics of an earlier time: a song that is a throwback to the big-band era.

throwback

(ˈθrəʊˌbæk)
n
(Biology)
a. a person, animal, or plant that has the characteristics of an earlier or more primitive type
b. a reversion to such an organism
vb (adverb)
1. (Biology) (intr) to revert to an earlier or more primitive type
2. (foll by: on) to force to depend (on): the crisis threw her back on her faith in God.

throw•back

(ˈθroʊˌbæk)

n.
1. an act of throwing back.
2. a setback or check.
3. atavism.
4. an example of this.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.throwback - an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism
organism, being - a living thing that has (or can develop) the ability to act or function independently
2.throwback - a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
recurrence, return - happening again (especially at regular intervals); "the return of spring"
Adj.1.throwback - characteristic of an atavist
regressive - opposing progress; returning to a former less advanced state
Translations

throwback

[ˈθrəʊbæk] N (gen) → salto m atrás
it's like a throwback to the old dayses como un salto atrás a los viejos tiempos
the film is a throwback to early Minelli moviesla película supone una vuelta a las primeras películas de Minelli

throwback

[ˈθrəʊbæk] n
it's a throwback to → ça nous ramène àthrow-in [ˈθrəʊɪn] nremise f en jeu

throwback

[ˈθrəʊˌbæk] n it's a throwback to (fig) → ciò risale a
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