Definition of BACKLASH

noun : BACKLASH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence; "there was a backlash of intolerance" ;

verb : BACKLASH

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect; "Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"; "the political movie backlashed on the Democrats" ;


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