Definitions of thrower
  1. noun
    someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)
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    a thrower of missiles
    hurler, pitcher, twirler
    (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    a person who uses a sling to throw something
    someone who throws lightly (as with the palm upward)
    left hander, left-handed pitcher, left-hander, lefthander, lefty, southpaw
    a baseball pitcher who throws the ball with the left hand
    right-handed pitcher, right-hander
    (baseball) a pitcher who throws with the right hand
    fireman, relief pitcher, reliever
    a pitcher who does not start the game
    (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs
    starting pitcher
    (baseball) a pitcher who starts in a baseball game
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln
    synonyms: ceramicist, ceramist, potter
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    Josiah Spode
    English potter who started a pottery famous for its bone china (1754-1827)
    Josiah Wedgwood
    English potter (1730-1795)
    type of:
    artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman
    a skilled worker who practices some trade or handicraft
  3. noun
    a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn
    synonyms: throwster
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    type of:
    a person who works at a specific occupation
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