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Meanings for backfire

of a plan or scheme to have the opposite outcome of what was expected

blowback, backfire(noun)

the backward escape of gases and unburned gunpowder after a gun is fired

backfire(noun)

a loud noise made by the explosion of fuel in the manifold or exhaust of an internal combustion engine

backfire(noun)

a fire that is set intentionally in order to slow an approaching forest fire or grassfire by clearing a burned area in its path

backfire, boomerang(verb)

a miscalculation that recoils on its maker

backfire, backlash, recoil(verb)

come back to the originator of an action with an undesired effect

"Your comments may backfire and cause you a lot of trouble"

backfire(verb)

emit a loud noise as a result of undergoing a backfire

"My old car backfires all the time"

backfire(verb)

set a controlled fire to halt an advancing forest to prairie fire

to have the reverse of the desired or expected effect

my plan to throw her a surprise party backfired when she ended up thinking that everyone had forgotten her birthday

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Backfire in different languages

  • nach hinten losgehen fehlschlagen German
  • salir el tiro por la culata tener contraefecto tener efecto retroactivo Spanish
  • mennä pieleen kostautua epäonnistua Finnish
  • se retourner contre avoir l'effet inverse French
  • avere effetto contrario Italian
  • falen Dutch
  • sair pela culatra Portuguese
  • привести к обратным результатам приводить к обратным результатам Russian
  • vratiti se, obiti se o glavuSerbo

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