backlash

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backlash /ˈbækˌlæʃ/ noun
plural backlashes
backlash
/ˈbækˌlæʃ/
noun
plural backlashes
Learner's definition of BACKLASH
[count]
: a strong public reaction against something
◊ A backlash occurs when many people react to an event, movement, etc., in a way that is opposite to its intended effect.
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