throw on

Definition of throw on

  1. 1 :  to quickly put on (a piece of clothing) She threw on her coat and ran out the door. Let me throw some shoes on.

  2. 2 :  to cause (something) to work by moving a switch He threw on the lights.

Word by Word Definitions

throwplay
  1. :  to propel through the air by a forward motion of the hand and arm

    :  to propel through the air in any manner

    :  pitch

  1. :  an act of throwing, hurling, or flinging

    :  an act of throwing dice

    :  the number thrown with a cast of dice


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