Definition of rowback in English:


Line breaks: row|back
Pronunciation: /ˈrəʊbak


An instance of reversing an earlier decision or previously held opinion: the government was forced into yet more rowbacks on budget cuts
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  • Some journalists avoid the subterfuge of rowback altogether by ignoring their major errors and motoring on to the next subject.
  • Is this what you meant when you told us about rowback?
  • If it's true, it's about as galactically craven and poll driven a rowback as I've ever heard.

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