Find another word for backfire. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for backfire, like: boomerang, recoil, rebound, bounce back, strike back, kick-back, fly back, spring-back, miscarry, boomerang and surprise.
A woman wants to know that a man has a decent career, but flashing money around just for the sake of showing off may backfire.
This will backfire so fiercely that you'll find yourself running to the hills screaming as though your hair were on fire.
Sneaking around trying to determine if your partner is cheating could backfire on you if he is not cheating.
backfire a bit that one with the spelling mistakes old chap.
Don't Fake a Connection: As social media expert Heidi Miller explains, pretending you know someone will not only fail as a connection technique, it will likely backfire and make your own reputation suffer.