The act of forming shapes in the air with ones hands and arms, whilst dancing - usually at a rave.
Big fish, Little fish, cardboard box...
by Shalroth July 27, 2005
2 more definitions
1) to dance really, really hard
"Man, did you see Jennie throwing shapes at the party last night? She was so hot!"
by kth12 September 23, 2014
also applies to the shapes one forms with their mouths while in the act of a guitar solo
he was really throwing shapes tonight
by buttwhipe June 11, 2006