Definition of "throwing" []

  • The act of projecting or casting (something) through the air, esp with a rapid motion of the arm and wrist (noun)
  • The act of projecting (the voice) so as to make it appear to come from somewhere other than its source (noun)
  • The act of giving or holding (a party) (noun)
  • The act of tipping (dice) out onto a flat surface (noun)
  • Present participle of throw. (verb) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "throwing" in a sentence
  • "The term throwing good money after bad comes to mind."
  • "The word throwing struck me; it was metallic and sharp and seemed incompatible with the frayed edges of his shirt collar."
  • "To Bupalos: I think that's what we call throwing the baby out with the bathwater."