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4 definitions found
 for throwaway
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  throwaway \throw"a*way\ a.
     1. designed to be discarded after a single use; disposable.
        [PJC]
  
     2. spoken with deliberate underemphasis; as, a throwaway line
        in a play.
        [PJC]
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  throwaway \throw"a*way\ n.
     1. an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a
        leaflet) intended for wide distribution.
  
     Syn: circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier,
          flyer
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. words spoken in a casual way with conscious underemphasis.
        [WordNet 1.5]
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  throwaway
      adj 1: thrown away; "wearing someone's cast-off clothes";
             "throwaway children living on the streets"; "salvaged
             some thrown-away furniture" [syn: cast-off(a),
             discarded, throwaway(a), thrown-away(a)]
      2: intended to be thrown away after use; "throwaway diapers"
      n 1: (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned
           and roams the streets [syn: street arab, gamin,
           throwaway]
      2: an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet)
         intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to
         all subscribers" [syn: circular, handbill, bill,
         broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer, throwaway]
      3: words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  22 Moby Thesaurus words for "throwaway":
     castaway, castoff, consumable, deep six, discard, discarding,
     disposable, disposal, dumping, elimination, expendable, jettison,
     junking, no-deposit, refuse, reject, rejectamenta, rejection,
     removal, replaceable, scrapping, spendable
  
  

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