clawback

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clawback \Claw"back'\, noun A flatterer or sycophant. [Obs.] "Take heed of these clawbacks." --Latimer.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clawback \Claw"back'\, adjective Flattering; sycophantic. [Obs.]

Like a clawback parasite. --Bp. Hall.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Clawback \Claw"back'\, verb (used with an object) To flatter. [Obs.] --Warner.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

clawback

noun

1: finding a way to take money back from people that they were given in another way; "the Treasury will find some clawback for the extra benefits members received"


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