throw shapes

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

throw shapes

  1. (Ireland, idiomatic, slang) To act tough or put up a front. For example, to threaten a person by making "karate chops" at them, without actually doing harm or knowing karate.[1]
  2. (Ireland, idiomatic, slang) To dance.[2]

Quotations[edit]

  • The Long Winters, Shapes (song),
    I'm counting on you to throw more than shapes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://homepage.eircom.net/~nobyrne/phrase.htm. [1]
  2. ^ http://www.slang.ie/index.php?entryid=10596. [2]