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
Sometimes, tan, porcelain, or the elusive medium/deep are thrown in there, too.
Then throw in a few other useful items your guests might have forgotten, such as bandaids, stain remover, and wet wipes.
To come to a city that sort of embraces that role a little bit and to rise up and lead a group of guys that have had a lot of adversity thrown in their face, that’s kind of what draws you to this.
As for this season, Balenciaga went the extra mile, and threw in a stellar accessory to make the concept all the more believable: Everyone’s favorite new arm candy, the insanely handsome bodyguard.
But when Adi showed up for another meeting on January 16, he was detained without explanation and thrown in jail.
People must be held accountable, they must be investigated, they must be indicted, and probably many of them thrown in jail.
The glaze on these wings is made from local birch syrup and bourbon, with a spicy kick of Sriracha thrown in.
In May, Deng's husband, Hua Haifeng, and two of his colleagues were accused of illegally using secret recording devices and thrown in jail while investigating factories that made shoes for Ivanka Trump's brand.
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First Known Use of throw in
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