Clawback Definition

Define what is Clawback?

1. clawback (noun)

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.

regaining, restitution, Restoration, return noun
getting something back again.

Nearby Terms

clawed (adjective satellite)
having or resembling a claw or claws; often used as a combining form

clawfoot (noun)
a deformity of the foot characterized by an abnormally high arch and hyperextension of the toes which gives the foot the appearance of a claw

clawhammer (noun)
a hammer with a cleft at one end for pulling nails

clawlike (adjective satellite)
resembling a claw

claxon (noun)
a kind of loud horn formerly used on motor vehicles

Clay (noun)
a very fine-grained soil that is plastic when moist but hard when fired

clay pigeon (noun)
target used in skeet or trapshooting

clay pipe (noun)
a pipe made of clay

clay sculpture (noun)
sculpture produced by molding

clay-colored robin (noun)
robin of Mexico and Central America

clayey (adjective)
resembling or containing clay

claymore (noun)
a large double-edged broadsword; formerly used by Scottish Highlanders

claymore mine (noun)
an antipersonnel land mine whose blast is aimed at the oncoming enemy

claystone (noun)
fine-grained rock consisting of compacted clay particles

Claytonia (noun)
genus of mainly North American succulent herbs with white or pink flowers usually in terminal racemes