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  • En [ rɪˈkɔɪl , ˈriːkɔɪl]
  • Us [ rɪˈkɔɪl , ˈriːkɔɪl]

Definition of recoil

    • 0 VERB

      If something makes you recoil, you move your body quickly away from it because it frightens, offends, or hurts you.

      • For a moment I thought he was going to kiss me. I recoiled in horror...

      • We are attracted by nice smells and recoil from nasty ones.

    • 1 VERB

      If you recoil from doing something or recoil at the idea of something, you refuse to do it or accept it because you dislike it so much.

      • People used to recoil from the idea of getting into debt...

      • She recoiled at the number of young girls who had to live by selling their bodies.

    • 2 N-SING

      The recoil of a gun is the quick backward movement that it makes when it is fired.

      • The policeman fires again, tensed against the recoil, unleashing round after round at his assailant...

      • I assembled the weapon, checked the firing and recoil mechanism and loaded it.

Meaning of recoil

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  • A woman walks into a pet shop and sees a cute little dog. She asks the shopkeeper, "Does your dog bite?"
  • The shopkeeper says, "No, my dog does not bit."
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  • "Ouch!" She says, "I thought you said your dog does not bite!"
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