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    throwaway

    throwaway - Dictionary definition and meaning for word throwaway

    Definition
    (noun) (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    Synonyms : gamin , street arab
    Definition
    (noun) an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    Example Sentence
    • he mailed the circular to all subscribers
    Definition
    (noun) words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis Definition
    (adj) thrown away
    Synonyms : cast-off , discarded , thrown-away
    Example Sentence
    • wearing someone's cast-off clothes
    • throwaway children living on the streets
    • salvaged some thrown-away furniture
    Definition
    (adj) intended to be thrown away after use
    Example Sentence
    • throwaway diapers
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