Meaning of throwback

throw•back

Pronunciation: (thrō'bak"), [key]
— n.
  1. an act of throwing back.
  2. a setback or check.
  3. the reversion to an ancestral or earlier type or character; atavism.
  4. an example of this.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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