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A sudden reminder of the past. This can be brought about by hearing a song from high school, seeing an ex, puffing on a j in your old puffin spot, etc. Similar to a flashback.
Going back to New York is always a throwback...
by asuric ecstacy December 18, 2005
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a nostalgia for past cultural productions cultural icons (such as food, beverages, fashion designs, movies, literature) and technological inventions
i often have a throw-back for movies such as the Home Alone series. maybe i should have a throw-backer sometime?
by sexydimma January 17, 2015
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Referrence to vintage jerseys, usually of basketball persuasion. A jersey with a past design, no longer being worn by the team. Another important factor is to make sure the athlete who's name adorns your throw back, was playing for the team at the time the throw back jersey was actually worn on the court.
Little Mickey was shot twice by ghetto thugs for his throw back.
by your father August 26, 2003
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1. A Mitchell & Ness classic sports jersey, or any retro sports jersey
2. Another word to describe old school music
1. "See me rocking more throwbacks than Fabolous"
2. That song is a throwback from the 90's
by Chi February 25, 2004
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