Definition of flash back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

flash back

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

    flash back (to something)

     
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  1. 1if your mind flashes back to something, you remember something that happened in the past Her thoughts flashed back to their wedding day. related noun flashback
  2. 2 if a movie flashes back to something, it shows things that happened at an earlier time, for example at an earlier part of someone's life related noun flashback
  3. 3to reply very quickly and/or angrily
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: flash back