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English definition of “throwback”


noun [C usually singular]     /ˈθrəʊ.bæk/ US  /ˈθroʊ-/
a person or thing that is similar to an earlier type : He's an unappealing throwback to the days of 80s City slickers . In some ways the new applet technology was a throwback to the old pre-PC days .Things remaining
(Definition of throwback noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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