flash-forward

noun flash-for·ward \ ˈflash-ˈfȯr-wərd \

Definition of flash-forward

: interruption of chronological sequence (as in a film or novel) by interjection of events of future occurrence; also : an instance of flash-forward

flash forward

intransitive verb

First Known Use of flash-forward

1949

in the meaning defined above

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