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Synonyms for throwback
ˈθroʊˌbæk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. atavist, throwback(noun)

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

    Synonyms:
    reversion, atavist, atavism

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  2. atavism, reversion, throwback(adj)

    a reappearance of an earlier characteristic

    Synonyms:
    reverting, reversal, turnabout, turnaround, relapsing, lapse, regress, backsliding, lapsing, regression, reverse, atavism, atavist, retrogression, relapse, retroversion, reversion

    Antonyms:
    progressive

  3. atavistic, throwback(a)(adj)

    characteristic of an atavist

    Antonyms:
    progressive

Wiktionary

  1. throwback(noun)

    Synonyms:
    anachronism

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

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How to use throwback in a sentence?

  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.

  2. Draymond Green:

    There were some times Golden State felt like that, a lot of pace, a lot of movement just trying to push the tempo, with Kevin Durant, you can kind of be lazy knowing you can throw the ball to K and Kevin Durant'll get that bucket. It definitely was a little throwback for us, for sure.

  3. Matthew Belloni:

    This is a different moment in Hollywood than when Ricky Gervais last hosted the show, we are in the middle of the #MeToo movement, the push for diversity, the backlash to a lot of the Trump stuff. He is in many ways a throwback host to a time before we had all of these concerns.

  4. Aaron Carter:

    I am actually not a supporter of Trump, I’ve gone on the record multiple times saying that. I tweeted that a few years ago – a couple of years ago? And you know it was – my fans were quick to enlighten me about why I shouldn’t be a supporter. ...When I am performing I will I’ll do throwback songs, but I don’t really go that route.

  5. Matthew Belloni:

    We are in the middle of the #MeToo movement, the push for diversity, the backlash to a lot of the Trump stuff. He is in many ways a throwback host to a time before we had all of these concerns.


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