how to pronounce throwback


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the above transcription of throwback is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

throwback frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word throwback occurs in english on average 1.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

throwback is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of throwback in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… on with that it's it's a throwback and …”

meanings of throwback


  1. A person similar to an ancestor, or something new similar to what already existed.
  2. A person considered to be primitive, uncivilized and mentally deficient.
  3. A reversion to an earlier stage of development.
  4. An atavism.
  5. An organism that has characteristics of a more primitive form.

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