from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun Plural form of
Sorry, no etymologies found.
Help support Wordnik (and make this page ad-free) by adopting the word throwdowns.
"throwdowns" have been deemphasized over the past 10 to 15 years.
"They were like incredible throwdowns," says Bobby Flay, the celebrity chef who also buys and breeds racehorses.
Bargain Hunters Go Off to the Races Robert Frank 2011
The East was more spectacular with the Cleveland Cavaliers 'LeBron James and Wade taking turns feeding one another for highlight-reel slam-dunks and the Orlando Magic's Dwight Howard with his rim-shaking, one-handed throwdowns.
Nuggets' Carmelo Anthony can't rescue West in All-Star Game 2010
The sight of Suresh Raina sending down his long-hops to a grateful Broad invited Warne to deride them as "throwdowns".
If England become world No1 they must develop the attitude to dominate | Kevin Mitchell 2011
The duo's major-label debut, Want, which is marked by Sean Foreman's tongue-in-cheek throwdowns over Nathaniel Motte's fizzy synthesizer pulses, has sold more than 250,000 copies since its release last July.
On the verge: 3OH!3's party line is busting out of its area code 2009
Colly out doing throwdowns for KP, like the true team man he is.
A few hundred people have been coming out for these house-and-electro throwdowns, but since two of the DJs are GW students, this is going to be the last event until the fall.
Nightlife Agenda: Titus Andronicus, Black Tambourine, 88-Keys Fritz Hahn 2010
With that Randall returned to his throwdowns in the squash court for a couple of under-11s from Bedford's prep school.
The Ashes 2010: Alastair Cook was a natural at 13, says Derek Randall Andy Wilson 2010
But all these throwdowns and showdowns left fewer slots for, well, cooking.
Cooking Channel hopes America has an appetite for even more food shows 2010
And while some of us are old enough to remember that once upon a time these arguments always had at least some sort of ideological flavor to them, i.e. the throwdowns were at least rooted in some sort of real political issue (war, taxes, immigration, etc.) we've now got a whole generation that is accustomed to screaming at cultural enemies as an end in itself, for the sheer dismal fun of it.
Mike Elk: My Grandmother Takes a Stand for Gay Marriage in Church Despite Loving Glenn Beck 2009
Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.