a stone's throw Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “a stone's throw” in the English Dictionary

"a stone's throw" in British English

See all translations

a stone's throw

C2 a very ​shortdistance: The ​apartment is just a stone's ​throw from the ​sea. "Is ​yourhousefar from here?" "No, it's only a stone's ​throw away."
(Definition of a stone's throw from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a stone's throw”
in Chinese (Simplified) 很短的距离,掷石之遥…
in Chinese (Traditional) 很短的距離,一石之遙…