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Meaning of CLAWBACK

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (British) 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"
 

CLAWBACK is a 8 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: regaining, restitution, restoration, return

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Claw"back`\, n.
    A flatterer or sycophant. [Obs.] ``Take heed of these
    clawbacks.'' --Latimer.
    
    
  2. \Claw"back`\, a.
    Flattering; sycophantic. [Obs.]
    
          Like a clawback parasite.                --Bp. Hall.
    
    
  3. \Claw"back`\, v. t.
    To flatter. [Obs.] --Warner.
    
    
 

 

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