English dictionary definition of:



  • the act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist)
  • casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly
  • bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  • the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • a single chance or instance


  • be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
  • convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture
  • utter with force; utter vehemently
  • throw (a die) out onto a flat surface
  • place or put with great energy
  • propel through the air
  • cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation
  • get rid of
  • cause to fall off
  • put or send forth
  • make on a potter's wheel
  • organize or be responsible for
  • cause to be confused emotionally
  • move violently, energetically, or carelessly
  • to put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly


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Spellzone course content

View spelling list Some th words and learn about the word throw in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 4. Spelling the consonant digraphs, Part 1.

View spelling list ow words and learn about the word throw in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Other Spellzone word lists: Home, living room

Scrabble score for throw

Scrabble score = 11

generated at 06:14:23 on 18-01-20

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