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Definition of "thrown" []

  • Past participle of throw. (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "thrown" in a sentence
  • "Ever notice how iterations of the phrase "thrown under the bus" pop up over and over and over again on The Apprentice?"
  • "Imagine how a victim of sexual assault would feel hearing the word thrown around so casually."
  • "You know, we've heard the term thrown around lately but again, what are they and how exactly are they is supposed to work?"