throw-in

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

throw–in

noun \ˈthrō-ˌin\

: a throw made in soccer or rugby to put the ball back in play after it has gone out of the playing area

: a throw from a player in the outfield to a player in the infield in baseball

Full Definition of THROW-IN

1
:  an act or instance of throwing a ball in: as
a :  a throw made from the touchline in soccer to put the ball back in play after it has gone into touch
b :  a throw from an outfielder to the infield in baseball
c :  an inbounds pass in basketball
2
:  something added as a bonus or supplement

First Known Use of THROW-IN

1881

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