Definition of Throwbacks

1. Noun. (plural of throwback) ¹



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Definition of Throwbacks

1. throwback [n] - See also: throwback

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Throwbacks

throw to the wind
throw to the wolves
throw together
throw true
throw under the bus
throw up
throw up one's hands
throwable
throwaway
throwaway(a)
throwaway(p)
throwaway line
throwaways
throwback
throwback(a)
throwbacks (current term)
throwdown
throwdowns
throwe
throwed
thrower
throwers
throwes
throwest
throweth
throwing
throwing away
throwing board
throwing down
throwing in the bark

Literary usage of Throwbacks

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"In the throwbacks than in the normally occurring rock, for the reason that in the ... 27: throwbacks or material reworked 5 ft. thick; Federal Chemical Co., ..."

2. London's Underworld by Thomas Holmes (1912)
"In every cross-bred species of animals or plants there are " reverts" or " throwbacks," and the human family produces plenty of them. ..."

3. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"The latter material, for this reason, has come to be known as "screenings" or "throwbacks," and at certain plants this is now being worked. ..."

4. The Essence of Hayek by Friedrich August Hayek, Chiaki Nishiyama (1984)
"Such considerations were, in fact, decreed as being contrary to the interests of the proletarian state, subversive throwbacks to capitalism. ..."

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