free thrownoun [ C ]uk /ˌfriː ˈθrəʊ/ us /ˌfriː ˈθroʊ/
Examples from literature
- However, the meager paragraphs failed to reveal if the ball was dribbled or if free throws were allowed in the event of fouls being made on the brave participants.
- In a free throw the guard is not allowed to interfere with the ball hitting the pin.
- Violation of a rule constitutes a foul and gives the opponents a free throw for the basket from a point fifteen feet away.