follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

stone's throw, a

A very short distance, as in They live just a stone's throw from us. This metaphoric term alludes to how far one can toss a stone. [ Second half of 1500s ]
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Word Value for stone

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends