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English noun: thrower

1. thrower (person) a person who twists silk or rayon filaments into a thread or yarn


Broader (hypernym)worker

2. thrower (person) someone who projects something (especially by a rapid motion of the arm)

Broader (hypernym)individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

Narrower (hyponym)hurler, pelter, pitcher, slinger, tosser, twirler

3. thrower (person) a craftsman who shapes pottery on a potter's wheel and bakes them it a kiln

Synonymsceramicist, ceramist, potter

Broader (hypernym)artificer, artisan, craftsman, journeyman

Instance hyponymJosiah Spode, Josiah Wedgwood, Spode, Wedgwood

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