Definition of free throw noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


free throw

BrE BrE//ˌfriː ˈθrəʊ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfriː ˈθroʊ//
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(in basketball) an attempt to throw a ball into the basket without any player trying to stop you, that you are allowed after a foul
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: free throw