What does throwback mean?

Definitions for throwbackˈθroʊˌbæk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word throwback.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. atavist, throwback(noun)

    an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism

  2. atavism, reversion, throwback(adj)

    a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

  3. atavistic, throwback(a)(adj)

    characteristic of an atavist

Wiktionary

  1. throwback(Noun)

    a reversion to an earlier stage of development

  2. throwback(Noun)

    an organism that has characteristics of a more primitive form

  3. throwback(Noun)

    atavism

  4. throwback(Noun)

    a person similar to an ancestor, or something new similar to what already existed

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of throwback in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of throwback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Nick Carpou:

    This is a challenging play time for adult-oriented films, the film is definitely a throwback to an old fashioned way of creating atmosphere and layering tension. It's visually stunning and genuinely creepy.

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