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
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.
Women were thrown in, for no good measure by the way, that’s true.
The bash was thrown in celebration of the 2017 GQ Men Of The Year Party at Chateau Marmont.
Of his 30 throws in that game, 14 of the them were thrown longer than ten yards downfield.
Senior Andrew Kirkland was thrown in to replace Adams but struggled in the loss.
Instead, the eye shadows are seamlessly thrown in there, leaving valuable real estate completely available.
He got thrown in his freshman year and that was some really valuable experience, my gosh.
But once the honeymoon phase is over, that gizmo is likely thrown in a drawer or box and never used again.
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First Known Use of throw in
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