Definition of kickback noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkɪkbæk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɪkbæk//
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money paid illegally to somebody in return for work or help synonym bribeExtra examples The hotel porter gets a 10 per cent kickback from the ticket agency. The kickbacks were disguised as personal low-interest loans. There are allegations that ministers took kickbacks from foreign contractors. They were accused of paying kickbacks to politicians to obtain public contracts.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: kickback