AskDefine | Define thrower

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1 a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn [syn: throwster]
2 someone who projects something through the air (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
3 a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln [syn: potter, ceramicist, ceramist]

User Contributed Dictionary



  1. someone who throws
  2. a bowler who illegally throws the ball instead of bowling it
  3. an 1800s baseball term meaning the pitcher
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