Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.
  • noun

Synonyms for fightback

References in periodicals archive ?
The BRC's fightback campaign against the Rip-off Britain slurs has not been without behind the scenes controversy.
With time running out, a quick throw found Luke Pearson who scored after the ball was held up to complete an amazing fightback.
FIGHTBACK Tesco's recovery plan seems to be gathering pace, with the store gaining on its rivals
Widnes boss Denis Betts was delighted with the fightback.
Poor marking allowed James Riley to start the fightback, the striker heading home after 68 minutes.
Wasps rarely looked like crossing the visitors' line but their fightback earned two penalties, nailed by former Wales stand-off Robinson.
David Horsey finished all square against Nicolas Colsaerts to halt Europe's run of five straight wins at the start of the day, while the European fightback further derailed when Scott Jamieson finished one up against Pablo Larrazabal to swing it in GB&I's favour.
According to the Daily Mail, announcing a social fightback to follow the security fightback of last week, he will accuse past governments of indulging and incentivising the worst aspects of human nature.
Tim wants an opposition fightback, while I want them to stay in opposition for as long as possible.
WALSALL'S youngsters bowed out of the FA Youth Cup this week after a late fightback at Millwall failed to salvage a tough first hour and the boys went down 3-1 in a third-round tie, The Saddlers arrived at The Den full of momentum and confidence from a 7-0 victory over Stockport County three days earlier but it was the London club who booked a fourth-round visit to Cheltenham Town or Sheffield United.
STOKE held off a stirring second-half fightback from Southampton to keep their Coca-Cola Championship promotion bid on track at the Britannia Stadium.
The former Leek striker ended any hope of a Hillingdon fightback as he bagged Nantwich's third goal but Kinsey saw ecstasy turn to agony as he dislocated his shoulder celebrating.
PAKISTAN'S first Test fightback was bad news for IG punters who were keen on backing England to take a 1-0 series lead, writes Dan Childs.
Rory May and Simon Hollis had put the Reds in control but Celtic produced a stunning fightback through two goals from Nathan Wharton and Andy Hayward.
Co-ordinators of the Big Red Fightback, which started on Saturday and continues until this Sunday, are asking people to shun lifts and escalators, instead asking friends and family to sponsor them 1p for every step they climb.