throw in the towel love

throw in the towel

Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To quit; to give up.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. give up in the face of defeat of lacking hope; admit defeat

Etymologies

From the traditional signal from a boxer's support staff of throwing such an item into a boxing ring to indicate that the contestant cannot continue the match and is forfeiting to the opponent. (Wiktionary)

Examples

Sorry, no example sentences found.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.