throw out (plural throw outs)
- Alternative form of throw-out
- (idiomatic) To discard; to dispense with something; to throw away.
- Just throw out that pen if it doesn't write anymore.
- They decided to throw out the idea because it would have been too expensive.
- (idiomatic) To dismiss or expel someone from any longer performing duty or attending somewhere.
- The board threw the man out, because he wouldn't cooperate and agree with their plans to remodernize the facility.
- The ushers threw the woman out of the auditorium, because she kept shouting out insults to the guest of honor when he made his speech.
- (idiomatic) To offer an idea for consideration.
- Let me throw this out there – how about if we make the igloo out of butter? Would that work?
- To produce in a haphazard fashion.
- This program keeps throwing out errors.
- (transitive) To emit.
- (transitive) To utter carelessly.
- to throw out a remark
- (transitive) To cause to project.
- (transitive) To put into a state of confusion.
- (transitive) To outdistance; to leave behind.
- (dismiss or expel someone from duty or attending) kick out, eject, expel; see also Thesaurus:kick out or Thesaurus:lay off
- Italian: buttare via, gettare via, scartare
- German: rauswerfen
- Italian: buttare fuori
- Spanish: echar, expulsar, poner de patitas en la calle (colloquial)