backlash

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈbækˌlæʃ/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
backlash

Plural
backlashes

  1. A backlash is a sudden backward motion.
  2. A backlash is a negative reaction or objection, usually having a violent or abrupt nature.
    The politician received public backlash soon after he made his proposal to the citizens.