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Adjective: throwaway  'throw-u,wey
  1. Thrown away
    "throwaway children living on the streets";
    - cast-off, discarded, thrown-away
     
  2. Intended to be thrown away after use
    "throwaway diapers"
Noun: throwaway  'throw-u,wey
  1. (sometimes offensive) a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets
    - street Arab, gamin
     
  2. An advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution
    "he mailed the throwaway to all subscribers";
    - circular, handbill, bill, broadside, broadsheet, flier, flyer
     
  3. Words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis
Verb: throw away  'throw u'wey
  1. Throw or cast away
    "throw away your worries";
    - discard, fling, toss, toss out, toss away, chuck out, cast aside, dispose, throw out, cast out, cast away, put away
     
  2. Get rid of
    - shed, cast, cast off, shake off, throw, throw off, drop, lose

Derived forms: throws away, thrown away, throwaways, threw away, throwing away

See also: disposable, unwanted

Type of: actor's line, ad, advert, advertisement, advertising, advertizement [US, non-standard], advertizing [US, non-standard], get rid of, guttersnipe, remove, speech, street urchin, take, take away, withdraw, words

Encyclopedia: Throwaway