Throwaway

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Throwaway Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • 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; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers"
  • a homeless child who has been abandoned and roams the streets

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a homeless boy who has been abandoned and roams the streets ,
  • an advertisement (usually printed on a page or in a leaflet) intended for wide distribution; "he mailed the circular to all subscribers" ,
  • words spoken in a casual way with conscious under-emphasis

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Throwaway'


  • Throwaway: Throwaway may refer to: Disposable, single use "Throwaway", an episode of “The Shield” "Throw Away" (song), a song by Blue Stahli Throwaway line, a joke
  • Throwaway line: In comedy, a throwaway line (also: throwaway joke or throwaway gag) is a joke delivered "in passing" without being the punch line to a comedy routine
  • Throwaway Kids: Throwaway Kids was a two-part investigative report airing on the ABC News magazine 20/20 in 1981. The report followed a nine-month undercover investigation

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Throwaway Sample Sentences in News


  • Pope denounces 'throwaway' culture of Europe
    Europe’s throwaway culture, where the elderly, the terminally ill, unborn children are disposed of, was condemned by Pope Francis when he addressed the European Parliament in Strasbourg. Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'
  • Throwaway wearables could be on the rise
    An adhesive-mounted wearable heart monitor called AmpStrip was recently unveiled by FitLinxx, maker of the Pebble+ activity tracker. It is one of two such devices to be announced in the last month -- a curious development during a time when developers are in a frenzy to create the chicest wearable tracker. Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'
  • Houma shop: Television repair in a throwaway world
    HOUMA, La. (AP) - Reminders of a different electronic age line the walls of Mike Daigle's business in Houma. Boxes of fuses and old electronic tubes sit aside framed antique advertisements featuring Nipper and Chipper, RCA's famous canine mascots. Daigle is a craftsman of a fading art ... Read more on this news related to 'Throwaway'

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