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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis; An advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; A homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets.

Usage examples (36)
  • throwaway diapers
  • MOOS: The only trick he'd teach us is what he called a throwaway, the disappearing coin.
  • The last point, almost but not quite a throwaway, is that success breeds success.
  • She considered the song a "throwaway" -- one of many topical songs written for a particular political cause at a particular moment in time. for more
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