First Known Use of throw-in
Synonymscumshaw, dividend, donative, extra, gratuity, gravy, gravy train, lagniappe, perk, perquisite, throw-in, tip
Related Wordspension; bestowal, presentation; benefaction, beneficence, benevolence, bounty, charity, generosity, largesse (also largess), philanthropy; contribution, donation, gift, offering, present; grant, subsidy; boon, manna, windfall; favor, freebie (or freebee), giveaway, premium; award, prize, reward; fringe benefit, icing
Definition of throw in
- they throw in some … sound effects on several songs
- —Tom Phillips
- throw in the clutch
- agrees to throw in with a crooked ex-cop
Recent Examples of throw in from the Web
The menu, by long-time chef Robert Finley, was French with some Creole flavors thrown in: oysters en brochette, vichyssoise, rack of lamb, duck with cherry orange sauce and stuffed leg of rabbit.
Our main focus is home décor and furniture, with some vintage goodies thrown in.
The pregnant Lady Antebellum singer glowed at a gorgeous, rustic-themed baby shower thrown in her honor Thursday.
The Manchester derby on Sunday is said to have descended into chaos after the game, with punches apparently thrown in the tunnel following the City win and City assistant coach Mikel Arteta allegedly left with 'blood pouring down his face'.
Last week, the leaders of the effort to double block sizes threw in the towel, announcing that the controversial change would not take place after all.
One of the synagogue's founders, Haym Salomon, interrupted the holiest service of the year to write him a check for hundreds of thousands of dollars, throwing in the contents of the collection box on top of that.
The night ended with punches thrown in the driveway.
In the process, Finn joins up with a mercenary (Benicio del Toro) who amounts to yet another bit of recycling: he is thrown in to create an outlet for jaded Han Solo–type dialogue.
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First Known Use of throw in
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