(in nontechnical use) a method of getting another person to do what one wants by pretending not to want it or to want something else or something more.
a technique of convincing a person that they will not succeed in hopes that it will spur them to succeed; a technique employing pessimism in order to effect a positive outcome
noun, Movies. 1. a shot that views the action from the opposite side of the previous shot, as during a conversation between two actors, giving the effect of looking from one actor to the other.
noun 1. a person overly proud of being one of or sympathetic to the common people, and who denigrates or shuns those of superior ability, education, social standing, etc.
- Reverse swing
noun 1. (cricket) a type of swing in which a ball that has been scuffed on one side will move in the opposite direction to that of a new ball
- Reverse takeover
noun 1. (finance) the purchase of a larger company by a smaller company, esp of a public company by a private company