recessive means: Tending to move backwards or recede. (in Merlin Dictionary)

What else does recessive mean?

  • A term used to refer to or designate an allele which does not have a characteristic effect when it is present with a dominant one. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A trait which is only expressed when the determining gene is found in the homozygous conditions. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • An inheritance trait or allele. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • A organism with a recessive trait. (in Merlin Dictionary)
  • An acronym for white people that refers to people who are genetically recessive. The “one-drop rule” was established to address this issue. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Nikolas Nixon)
  • Elementary school children receive a break in the middle part of each day. This is usually when the children have fun, or play in a playground. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jonas Pace)
  • People who are fat and rich tell poor people that they must lose weight. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Jaxson Dyer)
  • This is the ultimate Disney animated show. You have Ms.Finster, Randall and Rhandelle as your characters. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Francisca González)
  • A country’s GDP or real economy growth falls for two consecutive quarters. This is called a recession. In recent years, politicians have used the term “recession” to describe a distortion of the economy and to reframe the situation in more favorable terms than to deal with the imminent economic depression. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Brooklyn Wu)
  • Adjective. This is used to describe something stingy, or lacking. (in Slang Dictionary, added by Kassandra Dougherty)