throwaway

Definitions of throwaway
  1. noun
    an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    synonyms: bill, broadsheet, broadside, circular, flier, flyer, handbill
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    types:
    stuffer
    an advertising circular that is enclosed with other material and (usually) sent by mail
    type of:
    ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement, advertizing
    a public promotion of some product or service
  2. noun
    (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    synonyms: gamin, street arab
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    type of:
    guttersnipe, street urchin
    a child who spends most of his time in the streets especially in slum areas
  3. noun
    words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
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    type of:
    actor's line, speech, words
    words making up the dialogue of a play
  4. adjective
    intended to be thrown away after use
    throwaway diapers”
    Synonyms:
    disposable
    designed to be disposed of after use
  5. adjective
    thrown away
    synonyms: cast-off, discarded, thrown-away
    unwanted
    not wanted; not needed
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