throwback Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “throwback” in the English Dictionary

"throwback" in British English

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throwbacknoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈθrəʊ.bæk/  us   /ˈθroʊ-/
a ​person or thing that is ​similar to an ​earliertype: He's an ​unappealing throwback to the ​days of 80s City ​slickers. In some ​ways the new ​applettechnology was a throwback to the ​old pre-PC ​days.
(Definition of throwback from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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throwbacknoun [C]

 us   /ˈθroʊˌbæk/
something that is like a thing from an ​earliertime: This year’s ​styles are throwbacks to the ​fashions of the 1940s.
(Definition of throwback from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “throwback”
in Chinese (Simplified) 返祖者, 类似先前种类的东西…
in Turkish andırma, ...gibi olma…
in Russian возврат к прошлому…
in Chinese (Traditional) 返祖者, 類似先前種類的東西…
in Polish powrót…
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