Definition of flashback in English:

flashback

Pronunciation /ˈflaSHˌbak/ /ˈflæʃˌbæk/

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noun

  • 1A scene in a movie, novel, etc., set in a time earlier than the main story.

    ‘in a series of flashbacks, we follow the pair through their teenage years’
    • ‘the movie tells the story in flashback’
    1. 1.1A disturbing sudden vivid memory of an event in the past, typically as the result of psychological trauma or taking LSD.
  • 2A flame moving rapidly back through a combustible vapour.

    • ‘cooling the area prevented a flashback’

intransitive verb

[no object]
  • 1Move to a scene in a movie, novel, etc. that is set in a time earlier than the main story.

    • ‘we flashbacked to a pivotal, defining moment in his life’
    1. 1.1Experience a sudden vivid memory of an event in the past.
      ‘I flashbacked to the night we arrived here several years ago’
      • ‘my brain was constantly flashbacking to the beginning of the tour’