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See definition of throwback on Dictionary.com
  • as inlegacy
  • as inregression
  • as inretrogradation
  • as inretrogression
  • as inreversion

synonyms for throwback

  • estate
  • gift
  • tradition
  • bequest
  • birthright
  • devise
  • endowment
  • heirloom
  • backsliding
  • relapse
  • atavism
  • lapse
  • retrogression
  • reverting
  • retrogradation
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How to use throwback in a sentence

This browser is something of a throwback in terms of its appearance.
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On the back, there's a throwback capacitive fingerprint reader—a contrast to the in-screen fingerprint readers most phones ship with—and a camera block.
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Each of the eight episodes will focus on a specific paranormal incident, a throwback to a classic monster-of-the-week format.
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This industrial lamp brings a throwback appeal to your bedroom—dimmable Edison bulb included.
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Campus appears to be a throwback to the first days of Facebook, when a person had to have a college email address and attend a select group of universities to be able to join.
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You're sort of a throwback to the days when they needed barnstormers to correct bad working-conditions, aren't you?
NINE MEN IN TIMENOEL MILLER LOOMIS
The third dog of the team was Slasher, a gaunt, untamed malamute, red-eyed and vicious—a throwback to the wolf.
CONNIE MORGAN IN ALASKAJAMES B. HENDRYX
In face, figure, expression, and manner he was a five-hundred-year throwback to his Holland ancestors.
HALF PORTIONSEDNA FERBER
An atavistic throwback to primitive barbarism is more difficult for us who have twenty centuries behind us more than they have.
NEW YORK TIMES CURRENT HISTORY; THE EUROPEAN WAR, VOL 2, NO. 4, JULY, 1915VARIOUS
He was lighter—perhaps a throwback to some distant age when all sturgeon were white—and thus he was the easiest to see.
THE SPELL OF THE WHITE STURGEONJAMES ARTHUR KJELGAARD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO THROWBACK

  • bequest
  • birthright
  • devise
  • endowment
  • estate
  • gift
  • heirloom
  • throwback
  • tradition
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.