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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
References in classic literature ?
Yes, it is an interesting instance of a throwback, which appears to be both physical and spiritual.
Well," said Summerlee, "since you ask my opinion, it strikes me as an indefensible throwback to the Stone Age or before it.
The throwback weekend is especially significant for Goodyear, as Darlington Raceway was the site of several key milestones in the company's 61-year history with NASCAR.
The Scots dance music star from Dumfries, who once stacked shelves for M&S, posted a throwback photo.
Throwback training - I have to go back to where it all started from.
Two years later, Pepsi announced that both Pepsi Throwback and Mountain Dew Throwback would be permanent additions to its product line.
Washington, March 4 ( ANI ): ThrowBack, a photo sharing app that was unveiled last year, has reportedly found a place on Android.
Following the plot of the first three films - the 21st-century Rambo outing doesn't get a look-in for licensing reasons - the majority of the game's action plays out like a throwback to 80s arcade shooter Operation Wolf, topped off with some crude quick-time event scenes and even more limited stealth gameplay.
com)-- Throwback Thursdays are in full-swing as Taco Bueno restaurants are taking their customers on a trip down memory lane with a nostalgic menu item offered only on Thursdays.
He's a throwback to the good old days of a centre forward going out there and just eating centre-halves, it reminds me of when I used to go and watch Bury.
With all-dyed shirts and paisley prints, Pepsi Throwback and Mountain Dew Throwback are back.
The Clinton High School baseball team will also hold a throwback game at Fuller Field on May 1, taking on Maynard at 3:30 p.