flash back

verb

Definition of flash back

  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to focus one's mind on or vividly remember a past time or incident —usually used with to <flashed back to my childhood>

  3. 2 :  to employ a flashback (as in a film) —usually used with to

1944

First Known Use of flash back

1944


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the forefront of an action or movement

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