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Throw
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Throw as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

21 March 2021
Last seen in: Evening Standard Quick Crossword

We found 53 answers for the crossword clue 'Throw', the most recent of which was seen in the Evening Standard Quick Crossword.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Throw a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Throw as an answer itself some 158 times.

Throw is a single word clue made up of 5 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Evening Standard Quick Crossword' on Friday, 26 March 2021 with the answer being HURL, but the most popular answer for this clue is TOSS.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"
  • Bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something
  • The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
  • Casting an object in order to determine an outcome randomly; "he risked his fortune on a throw of the dice"
  • Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"
  • Throw (a die) out onto a flat surface; "Throw a six"
  • Place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
  • Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"
  • Cause to fall off; "The horse threw its inexperienced rider"
  • Put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"
  • A single chance or instance; "he couldn't afford $50 a throw"
  • Cause to be confused emotionally
  • Move violently, energetically, or carelessly; "She threw herself forwards"
  • Convey or communicate; of a smile, a look, a physical gesture; "Throw a glance"; "She gave me a dirty look"
  • Organize or be responsible for; "hold a reception"; "have, throw, or make a party"; "give a course"
  • To put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly; "Jane threw dinner together"; "throw the car into reverse"
  • Utter with force; utter vehemently; "hurl insults"; "throw accusations at someone"
  • Propel through the air; "throw a frisbee"
  • Cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; "switch on the light"; "throw the lever"
  • Make on a potter's wheel; "she threw a beautiful teapot"

Anagrams

We found 3 anagrams for the word 'Throw'.

  • whort
  • worth The quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful
  • wroth Vehemently incensed and condemnatory; "they trembled before the wrathful queen"; "but wroth as he was, a short struggle ended in reconciliation"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

FOX
Alert carnivorous mammal with pointed muzzle and ears and a bushy tail; most are predators that do not hunt in packs

LOB
An easy return of a tennis ball in a high arc

PEG
A holder attached to the gunwale of a boat that holds the oar in place and acts as a fulcrum for rowing

RUG
Floor covering consisting of a piece of thick heavy fabric (usually with nap or pile)

SHY
A quick throw; "he gave the ball a shy to the first baseman"

4 Letters

AFIT

BUNG
A plug used to close a hole in a barrel or flask

CAST
A violent throw

DROP
The act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

FAZE
Disturb the composure of

FLIP
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"

GIVE
Cause to happen or be responsible for; "His two singles gave the team the victory"

HAVE
A person who possesses great material wealth

HOLD
The act of grasping; "he released his clasp on my arm"; "he has a strong grip for an old man"; "she kept a firm hold on the railing"

HURL
A violent throw

MAKE
The act of mixing cards haphazardly

PASS
Success in satisfying a test or requirement; "his future depended on his passing that test"; "he got a pass in introductory chemistry"

SHED
Cast off hair, skin, horn, or feathers; "our dog sheds every Spring"

SLAP
The act of smacking something; a blow delivered with an open hand

TOSS
(sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"

5 Letters

AMAZE
Be a mystery or bewildering to; "This beats me!"; "Got me--I don't know the answer!"; "a vexing problem"; "This question really stuck me"

CHUCK
Informal terms for a meal

FLING
The act of flinging

HEAVE
Throw with great effort

PITCH
The action or manner of throwing something; "his pitch fell short and his hat landed on the floor"

SHADE
Protective covering that protects something from direct sunlight; "they used umbrellas as shades"; "as the sun moved he readjusted the shade"

SLING
Bandage to support an injured forearm; consisting of a wide triangular piece of cloth hanging from around the neck

WORTH
The quality that renders something desirable or valuable or useful

6 Letters

BEMUSE
Cause to be confused emotionally

FUDDLE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

HURTLE
Move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled by"

PROPEL
Cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"

STROKE
A light touch with the hands

SWITCH
The act of changing one thing or position for another; "his switch on abortion cost him the election"

THRUST
The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

UNSEAT
Dislodge from one's seat, as from a horse

7 Letters

AREARUG

BEDEVIL
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

CASTOFF
Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

CONFUSE
Make unclear, indistinct, or blurred; "Her remarks confused the debate"; "Their words obnubilate their intentions"

PROJECT
Any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"

8 Letters

BEFUDDLE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

BEWILDER
Cause to be confused emotionally

CONFOUND
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

CONTRIVE
Put or send forth; "She threw the flashlight beam into the corner"; "The setting sun threw long shadows"; "cast a spell"; "cast a warm light"

JETTISON
Throw as from an airplane

SHAKEOFF
Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

THROWOFF
Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

9 Letters

CAMSTROKE
The maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

SCATTERUG

THROWAWAY
Get rid of; "he shed his image as a pushy boss"; "shed your clothes"

10 Letters

SCATTERRUG
A small rug; several can be used in a room

14 Letters

DISCOMBOBULATE
Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly; "These questions confuse even the experts"; "This question completely threw me"; "This question befuddled even the teacher"

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