Noun(1) an organism that has the characteristics of a more primitive type of that organism(2) a reappearance of an earlier characteristic
Adjective(1) characteristic of an atavist
(1) The silver-haired Virginian with courtly manners is a throwback to a forgotten era of congressional comity.(2) a lot of his work is a throwback to the fifties(3) The new album is an evolution, not a throwback , but it does contain references to every stage of U2's career.(4) Compared to the other semi-finalists here, the Italians were criticised for representing a throwback to a bygone, defensive mentality.(5) What if, instead, the attraction is an atavistic throwback to the prehistoric human fascination with telling takes?(6) It's a quote that sounds like a throwback to preintegration days.(7) Ben is a genetic throwback to Neanderthal man, shunned by family and society for his stupidity and ugliness.(8) the eyes could be an ancestral throwback(9) So is this new trend a throwback to the 1980s and the heady fragrances which reeked of sex and were banned from select restaurants because they put people off their meals?(10) Last year the poet hit the headlines when he turned down the opportunity to be made an OBE, saying the award was a throwback to the days of the defunct British Empire.(11) They're a throwback to the cathedral towns of the Middle Ages - part resort, part market place, part town square and part extended family.(12) At first sound, the Beatles seemed a throwback to the rockabilly 50s.(13) 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.(14) the eyes could be an ancestral throwback(15) a lot of his work is a throwback to the fifties(16) Warner is a throwback to the quarterbacks of old.
1. atavist ::
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