1(return, revival)throwback (to sth)
- their outlook is a throwback to their experience as exiles — su actitud tiene sus raíces en su experiencia como exiliados
- this year's styles are a throwback to the twenties — los estilos de este año son una vuelta a la moda de los años veinte
- These atavistic hind legs are nothing less than throwbacks to a totally pre-whale stage of their existence, some fifty million years ago.
- Ben is a genetic throwback to Neanderthal man, shunned by family and society for his stupidity and ugliness.
- Three-foot tall individuals do not mean an evolutionary throwback.
- We must clean house and send every one of these evolutionary throwbacks to the pond from which they slithered.
- He came to view born criminals less as evolutionary throwbacks and more in terms of arrested development and degeneracy.
- Aidan was a genetic throwback, apparently, with pale skin and pale hair that was similar to that belonging to several of the family's relations.
- As already mentioned, one of the possible throwbacks to the past is our love of swimming.
- So why must all men look like atavistic throwbacks?
- Included in his thesis was the contention that notions of family and community - based around altruistic ties - were throwbacks to more primitive forms of society.
- What if, instead, the attraction is an atavistic throwback to the prehistoric human fascination with telling takes?