Definition of blowback
: an unforeseen and unwanted effect, result, or set of repercussions
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As Rob Kardashian struggles with a restraining order and blowback from a revenge-porn social media scandal, Kris Jenner is still intent on living the #Yachtlife.
Rep. Phil Roe, R-Tenn., its chairman, was by most accounts chastened by harsh blowback to a draft bill floated in April that would have made service members pay to be eligible for G.I. Bill benefits.
The blowback was so strong, the proposal was quickly stopped.
In 2015, the group allowed women to join, in part due to pressure from the school's administration, and was met with blowback from the alumni community.
Sutton wound up transferring to Appalachian State after Kansas State released him following the usual blowback when an athletic department holds an athlete hostage.
The request resulted in blowback from election officials in several states, who see the request as an effort to validate Trump's unsupported claim that millions of fraudulent votes were cast in the 2016 election.
Pre-existing has been an absolute non-starter for GOP leaders, who watched what happened in the House and learned an important lesson about the political blowback that came in waves after it was put on the table.
The other is whether this will have any blowback for reality shows more broadly.
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