throw down

verb
threw down; thrown down; throwing down; throws down

Definition of throw down

transitive verb

1 : to cause to fall : overthrow
3 : to cast off : discard
4 : to make (a slam dunk) with exceptional force

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Examples of throw down in a Sentence

throw down the gun, and put your hands up

First Known Use of throw down

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of throw down was in the 13th century

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throw down

throw down the gauntlet

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“Throw down.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/throw%20down. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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