Backlash Meaning

There are 3 meaning(s) for word Backlash

Meaning 1 : a movement back from an impact

    Synonyms : rebound,  recoil,  repercussion
Meaning 2 : come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

    Example : the political movie backlashed on the Democrats

    Synonyms : backfire,  recoil
Meaning 3 : an adverse reaction to some political or social occurrence

    Example : there was a backlash of intolerance