Character 8
Hyphenation draw back
Pronunciations /ˈdɹɔːˌbæk/

Definitions and meanings of "Drawback"

What do we mean by drawback?

A disadvantage or inconvenience. synonym: disadvantage. noun

A refund or remittance, such as a discount on duties or taxes for goods destined for reexport. noun

Any loss of advantage or impairment of profit, value, success, or satisfaction; a discouragement or hindrance; a disadvantage. noun

Money or an amount paid back; usually, a certain amount of duties or customs dues paid back or remitted to an importer when he exports goods that he has previously imported and paid duty on, as, for instance, tobacco, or a certain amount of excise paid back or allowed on the exportation of home manufactures. Abbreviated dbk. noun

In iron-founding, a loose piece in a mold. In brass-founding such a piece is called a false core. noun

A loss of advantage, or deduction from profit, value, success, etc.; a discouragement or hindrance; objectionable feature. noun

Money paid back or remitted; especially, a certain amount of duties or customs, sometimes the whole, and sometimes only a part, remitted or paid back by the government, on the exportation of the commodities on which they were levied. noun

A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away. noun

A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee. noun

The quality of being a hindrance noun

Pull back or move away or backward verb

Use a surgical instrument to hold open (the edges of a wound or an organ) verb

A disadvantage; something that detracts or takes away.

A partial refund of an import fee, as when goods are re-exported from the country that collected the fee.

The inhalation of a lungful of smoke from a cigarette.

A drawback is when your hairline is messed up and looks unatural. Urban Dictionary

A person with a monumental forehead(whether naturally like that, due to a bad hairline or a receding hairline). No matter the width or length of the head. Urban Dictionary

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The word "drawback" in example sentences

Their main drawback is that they are two-thirds of a mile apart. ❋ Unknown (2009)

I did one a few years back and the main drawback is the cheesy driveline that is under an S-10. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The main drawback is that the lawn could sink as the old turf rots, so you need to build it up a little higher than you might otherwise, to allow for shrinkage. ❋ Lia Leendertz (2010)

"Their main drawback is that they are two-thirds of a mile apart." ❋ Unknown (2009)

The main drawback is that they remain separate to my Quicken accounts. ❋ Unknown (2009)

The main drawback is that it makes Internet operations very, very slow. ❋ Unknown (2008)

Their main drawback is they're small, so the bun dwarfs them. ❋ Julieandrews (2008)

The main drawback is cost -- you have to take it every day. ❋ Steve Carper (2007)

The main drawback is when there is an awesome discussion going on and you haven't read the book yet! ❋ Unknown (2007)

Titanium's main drawback is its cost, which explains why Remington's new Titanium 700 is priced significantly higher than the less ❋ Unknown (1999)

As near as I can tell, a drawback is a refund of a portion of whatever duty is charged on export. ❋ Skzbrust (2009)

If we're to believe this article in the Financial Post, comics are a fantastic investment opportunity whose major drawback is the threat of the "middle-aged, pot-bellied delegates dressed in spandex superhero outfits" the monocle-wearing gentry might encounter while prospecting for paper gold at conventions. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Its only drawback is that it can be TOO effective -- when * I* accidentally set a ssscat off, it takes a good minute or two to swallow my heart and recover. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Only drawback is that the garlic salt gets under the lid and makes it next to impossible to twist. rlee ❋ Unknown (2009)

The drawback is that Rorschach has a bit of an accent, and while that can actually add character if you think about it, that sticking point has become the focal point of most of the comments on YouTube. ❋ Unknown (2009)

[Look at] your drawback [man]. ❋ Michael11 (2006)

"Your haircut sucks, your barber don't like you haha" "Who are you cussing with your [raindrops] keep falling on my head, [x games] ramp, [8 mile drawback], 'God LIKES all his children', hairline?" ❋ HaUKnowItsTrue (2017)

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